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Simpson Named Lott IMPACT Trophy Semifinalist

Simpson Named Lott IMPACT Trophy Semifinalist

The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced Thursday evening that Clemson linebacker Trenton Simpson has been named one of nine semifinalists for this year’s Lott IMPACT Trophy. More information from the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation is included below.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA. – The Pacific Club IMPACT® Foundation has named nine semifinalists for the 2022 Lott IMPACT® Trophy.

The Lott IMPACT® Trophy, now in its 19th year, goes to the student-athlete who best exhibits the characteristics of Ronnie Lott by making an IMPACT® on and off the field. IMPACT® is an acronym for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.

Finalists will be invited to attend the annual Lott IMPACT® Trophy award show, December 11, 2022, in Newport Beach, California. Joel Klatt from Fox Sports will emcee the event.

The university of the winner will receive $25,000 for its general scholarship fund while the other finalists will receive $5,000 for each of their schools.

The 2022 Lott IMPACT® Trophy semifinalists include four defensive linemen, three linebackers, and two defensive backs from the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, SEC and Pac 12 conferences.

The 2022 Lott IMPACT® Trophy Semifinalists:

Will Anderson, LB, Alabama
Felix Anudike-Uzomah, DE, Kansas State
Jordan Battle, S, Alabama
Jalen Carter, DL, Georgia
Tommy Eichenberg, LB, Ohio State
BJ Ojulari, DE, LSU
Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State
Trenton Simpson, LB, Clemson
Tuli Tuipulotu, DL, USC

About the Lott IMPACT Trophy:
Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott, The Lott IMPACT® Trophy is awarded to college football’s Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year. Founded in 2004 by The Pacific Club IMPACT® Foundation, The Lott Trophy is the first and only college football award to recognize both athletic performance and the personal character attributes of the player.

The Lott IMPACT® Trophy is given to the player who exhibits the same characteristics Lott embodied during his distinguished career: Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity. Voters for the award include selected members of the national media, previous finalists, the Board of Directors of the Pacific Club IMPACT® Foundation and a distinguished group of former college football head coaches.

To date, the Foundation has donated more than $1.6 million to various charities throughout the country. The 19th Annual Lott IMPACT® Trophy Award Presentation will be held December 11, 2022 at The Pacific Club in Newport Beach, California. For more information on The Lott Trophy visit: