Roby, Shazier on Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

By Kyle Rowland on May 17, 2013 at 9:43a
Roby is primed for a season to remember.

The silly season of football award watch lists is upon us. On Thursday, the Lott IMPACT Trophy released its initial watch list complete with 42 names. Two are rather familiar to Buckeye fans: juniors Bradley Roby and Ryan Shazier

Roby will anchor an Ohio State secondary that is long on experience, while Shazier will attempt to shore up a green linebacker corps.

The Lott IMPACT Trophy is named in honor of former defensive back Ronnie Lott and is presented annually to the defensive IMPACT player of the year. IMPACT is an acronym for integrity, maturity, performance, academics, community, and tenacity. The award gives equal recognition for the personal character of the winning player as well as their athletic excellence. The winner is announced following the regular season.

Former Ohio State linebacker James Laurinaitis won the award in 2008.


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IBleedSandG's picture

Roby and RDS have to be two of the favorites for this award.


Hovenaut's picture

Hoping for some team hardware, but this is cool too.

Maestro's picture

betta recognize

vacuuming sucks

tdible2132's picture

Bradley Roby all day! 

tdible2132's picture

Heck who knows, maybe this is the year that Curtis Grant not only breaks out, but hits the national stage and becomes a household name.  One can dream, right?

CentralFloridaBuckeye's picture

Two hard hittin Silver Bullets!  They will get this defense ready to play.  We will have a whole lotta young talent, but that talent is extremely good.  I like Roby and Shazier as leaders on the defense to help get the newer guys ready to go.  Both of them have great shots for the Lott trophy this coming season.  Best of luck!!
Go Bucks!!