The Bednarik Award is given out to the “Outstanding Collegiate Defensive Player of the Year” Here’s a preview on every Bednarik Watch List candidate from the Big 12. A look into who they were last season, and who they can potentially be this season.
ACC - http://www.takingbadschotz.com/?p=8273
Big East - http://www.takingbadschotz.com/?p=8312
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LB A.J. Klein (Senior, Iowa State)
After his 116 tackles on the season, Klein was named Big 12 Conference Co-defensive Player of the Year. Klein had five games of ten or more tackles, and set a career-high of 15 tackles in a game. Not only does Klein have great awareness, tackling everything in sight, but he also plays with an incredible intensity, leaving everything on the field.
LB Jake Knott (Senior, Iowa State)
Like Klein, Knott plays off his instincts along with his sharp awareness. Knott finished with 115 tackles, four ...