Found July 20, 2013 on Sox and Dawgs:
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - University of Connecticut junior linebacker Yawin Smallwood (Worcester, Mass.) has been named to Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year Award -- the nation’s fourth-oldest individual college football accolade. Smallwood has now been named to preseason watch lists for four different awards. The Walter Camp watch list will be narrowed to 10 semi-finalists in mid-November. The 2013 Walter Camp Player of the Year recipient, which is voted on by the 125 NCAA Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors, will be announced live on ESPN SportsCenter on Thursday, December 12. The winner will then receive his trophy at the Foundation’s annual national awards banquet on January 11, 2014 at the Yale University Commons in New Haven. Smallwood was a first team All-BIG EAST selection in 2012 and led the Huskies in tackles with 120 and was second in tackles for a loss with 15. He had four sacks and two forced fumbles. Smallwood was tied for ...
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