ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 19: Alec Ogletree #9, Jarvis Jones #29 and Cornelius Washington #83 of the Georgia Bulldogs tackle Maxwell Smith #11 of the Kentucky Wildcats at Sanford Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The 2012 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List was announced on Monday, featuring several local players.
Georgia Bulldogs outside linebacker Jarvis Jones wasn't just named to the Butkus Award Watch List on Monday, but also the 2 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List as it was announced by the club in Houston. Joining him is his teammate nose tackle John Jenkins, as well as Georgia Tech players Omoregie Uzzi and Jeremiah Attaochu.
You can take a look at the full list here.
The criteria for being named to the list goes as follows: earning All-American honors last season; being named last season to their respective all-conference first team as determined by the conference's head coaches; being projected to be an All-American or first team all-conference player for the coming season; or by nomination approved by the nominations committee.
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