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    UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM Lawrence Wilson was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List.
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    Lawrence Wilson was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List.
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    June 21, 2010

    DALLAS - University of Connecticut senior linebacker Lawrence Wilson (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) has been named to he 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List. The Bronko Nagurski Trophy that is awarded annually to the nation's best defensive player by the Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club.

    Wilson was a first team All-BIG EAST Conference pick in 2010 and led the Huskies in tackles with 140. He also had five sacks and 11 tackles for a loss. He was first in the BIG EAST in tackles per game with 10.8 - which was also tenth nationally.

    The FWAA and the Charlotte Touchdown Club will announce five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy on November 18. The annual Bronko Nagurski Trophy Banquet will be on Dec. 6 at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte, N.C.

    Besides the 2010 winner being announced, the banquet will also celebrate the winner of the Bronko Nagurski Legends Award, presented by CSX Intermodal. Defensive tackle Mike McCoy, a standout for Notre Dame, is being honored from the FWAA's 1969 All-America team.

    2010 BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY PRESEASON WATCH LIST
    Sam Acho, Texas, DT
    Prince Amukamara, Nebraska, CB
    Marvin Austin, North Carolina, DT
    Akeem Ayers, UCLA, LB
    Allen Bailey, Miami, DE
    Mark Barron, Alabama, S
    Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma, DE
    Nick Bellore, Central Michigan, LB
    Chris Borland, Wisconsin, LB
    Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson, DE
    Curtis Brown, Texas, CB
    Vontaze Burfict, Arizona State, LB
    Tank Carder, TCU, LB
    Bruce Carter, North Carolina, LB
    Adrian Clayborn, Iowa, DE
    Jared Crick, Nebraska, DT
    Marcell Dareus, Alabama, DE
    Ras-I Dowling, Virginia, CB
    Brian Duncan, Texas Tech, LB
    Chris Galippo, USC, LB
    Stephon Gilmore, South Carolina, CB
    Brandon Harris, Miami, CB
    Mario Harvey, Marshall, LB
    Mark Herzlich, Boston College, LB
    Cameron Heyward, Ohio State, DE
    Dont'a Hightower, Alabama, LB
    Ross Homan, Ohio State, LB
    Justin Houston, Georgia, LB
    Jarvis Jenkins, Clemson, DT
    Janoris Jenkins, Florida, CB
    Tejay Johnson, TCU, S
    Greg Jones, Michigan State, LB
    Thomas Keiser, Stanford, LB
    Noah Keller, Ohio, LB
    Shiloh Keo, Idaho, S
    Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue, DE
    Luke Kuechly, Boston College, LB
    Mark LeGree, Appalachian State, S
    Travis Lewis, Oklahoma, LB
    Chris Marve, Vanderbilt, LB
    Cliff Matthews, South Carolina, DE
    DeAndre McDaniel, Clemson, S
    Marcus McGraw, Houston, LB
    Josh McNary, Army, DE
    Carmen Messina, New Mexico, LB
    Von Miller, Texas A&M, LB
    Bruce Miller, UCF, DE
    Dontay Moch, Nevada, DE
    Mike Mohamed, California, LB
    Rahim Moore, UCLA, S
    Stephen Paea, Oregon State, DT
    Patrick Peterson, LSU, CB
    Jerrell Powe, Ole Miss, DT
    Robert Quinn, North Carolina. DE
    Adrian Robinson, Temple, DE
    Greg Romeus, Pittsburgh, DE
    Kenny Rowe, Oregon, DE
    Robert Sands, West Virginia, S
    Tyler Sash, Iowa, S
    J.K. Schaffer, Cincinnati, LB
    Kelvin Sheppard, LSU, LB
    Aldon Smith, Missouri, DE
    Craig Stevens, Auburn, LB
    Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina, LB
    Manti Te'o, Notre Dame, LB
    J.T. Thomas, West Virginia, LB
    Trevin Wade, Arizona, CB
    J.J. Watt, Wisconsin, DE
    Aaron Williams, Texas, CB
    Korey Williams, Southern Miss, LB
    Lawrence Wilson, Connecticut, LB
    Ryan Winterswyk, Boise State, DE
    Anthony Wright, Air Force, CB
    Alex Wujciak, Maryland, LB