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The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annually to the best college football lineman or linebacker. The Rotary Lombardi Award program was approved by the Rotary Club in Houston in 1970 shortly after the death of Vince Lombardi. The committee outlined the criteria for eligibility for the award, which remains in place to this day. A player should be a down lineman on either side of the ball or a linebacker who lines up no farther than five yards deep from the ball. The main part of the trophy is a block of Granite giving homage to Lombardi's college days as a offensive lineman, when his offensive line was referred to as the "7 Blocks of Granite." This article covers college football played in the United States. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was one of the most successful head coaches in the history of American football. ... For other uses, see granite (disambiguation). ...


This award is not to be confused with the Vince Lombardi Trophy which is given to the National Football League Super Bowl winner. Vince Lombardi Trophy The Vince Lombardi Trophy is the trophy awarded each year to the winning team of the National Football Leagues annual championship game, the Super Bowl. ... NFL redirects here. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ...


Lombardi Award winners

Year Player School
1970 Jim Stillwagon Ohio State
1971 Walt Patulski Notre Dame
1972 Rich Glover Nebraska
1973 John Hicks Ohio State
1974 Randy White Maryland
1975 Lee Roy Selmon Oklahoma
1976 Wilson Whitley Houston
1977 Ross Browner Notre Dame
1978 Bruce Clark Penn State
1979 Brad Budde USC
1980 Hugh Green Pittsburgh
1981 Kenneth Sims Texas
1982 Dave Rimington Nebraska
1983 Dean Steinkuhler Nebraska
1984 Tony Degrate Texas
1985 Tony Casillas Oklahoma
1986 Cornelius Bennett Alabama
1987 Chris Spielman Ohio State
1988 Tracy Rocker Auburn
1989 Percy Snow Michigan State
1990 Chris Zorich Notre Dame
1991 Steve Emtman Washington
1992 Marvin Jones Florida State
1993 Aaron Taylor Notre Dame
1994 Warren Sapp Miami
1995 Orlando Pace Ohio State
1996 Orlando Pace Ohio State
1997 Grant Wistrom Nebraska
1998 Dat Nguyen Texas A&M
1999 Corey Moore Virginia Tech
2000 Jamal Reynolds Florida State
2001 Julius Peppers North Carolina
2002 Terrell Suggs Arizona State
2003 Tommie Harris Oklahoma
2004 David Pollack Georgia
2005 A. J. Hawk Ohio State
2006 LaMarr Woodley Michigan
2007 Glenn Dorsey LSU

Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jim Stillwagon (born May 24, 1947) was an American football player. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Walter George Patulski (born February 3, 1950) in Fulton, NY, and is a former American football player. ... For other universities and colleges named Notre Dame, see Notre Dame. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rich Glover (born February 6, 1950) was an American football player. ... The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a state-supported institution of higher learning located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Often referred to as simply Nebraska or UNL, it is the flagship and largest campus of the University of Nebraska system. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... For other persons named John Hicks, see John Hicks (disambiguation). ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Randy Lee White (born January 15, 1953 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was an All-American football player with the University of Maryland in 1974, and was the Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick in 1975. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lee Roy Selmon (born October 20, 1954 in Eufaula, Oklahoma) is a former NFL football defensive lineman and the first member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (Steve Young, who began his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but is... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilson Whitley was a consensus All-American defensive tackle at the University of Houston, having played there from 1972-1976 under then defensive coordinator, Don Todd. ... For other system schools, see University of Houston System. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Ross Browner (born March 22, 1954) was an American football player. ... For other universities and colleges named Notre Dame, see Notre Dame. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Bruce Clark (March 31, 1957) was an American football defensive lineman who played eight seasons in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs. ... This article is about the state-related university. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Brad Budde (born May 9, 1958 in Detroit) was a National Football League offensive guard. ... The Trojan Shrine, better known as Tommy Trojan located in the center of University of Southern California campus. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Hugh Carleton Greene was Director-General of the BBC from 1960 to 1969, and is generally credited with modernising an organisation that had fallen behind in the wake of the launch of ITV in 1955. ... The University of Pittsburgh, commonly referred to as Pitt, is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Kenneth Wayne Sims (born October 31, 1959 in Kosse, Texas), is a former American professional football player who was selected by the New England Patriots as the first overall pick in the 1982 NFL Draft. ... University of Texas redirects here. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Dave Rimington is a former American football center. ... The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a state-supported institution of higher learning located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Often referred to as simply Nebraska or UNL, it is the flagship and largest campus of the University of Nebraska system. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Dean Elmer Steinkuhler (born January 27, 1961) was an American football player. ... The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a state-supported institution of higher learning located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Often referred to as simply Nebraska or UNL, it is the flagship and largest campus of the University of Nebraska system. ... This article is about the year. ... University of Texas redirects here. ... This article is about the year. ... Tony Casillas is a professional U.S. football player. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Cornelius Bennett (born August 25, 1965) is a former American football linebacker who played for the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1995, Atlanta Falcons from 1996 to 1998, and the Indianapolis Colts from 1999 to 2000. ... The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1831, UA is the flagship school of the University of Alabama System. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Chris Spielman Chris Spielman (born October 11, 1965) is a former football player and is currently an analyst for ESPNs coverage of college football games. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Tracy Rocker is the defensive line coach for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks college football team. ... Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a state university located in Auburn, Alabama, USA. With more than 24,100 students and 1,200 faculty, it is the second largest university in the state,[5] and according to U.S. News & World Report, has a selectivity rating of more selective. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Percy Snow was an American Football linebacker that played at Michigan State University. ... Michigan State University (MSU) is a co-educational public research university in East Lansing, Michigan USA. Founded in 1855, it was the pioneer land-grant institution and served as a model for future land-grant colleges in the United States under the 1862 Morrill Act. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Christopher Robert Zorich (born March 13, 1969 in Chicago) is a retired American football player. ... For other universities and colleges named Notre Dame, see Notre Dame. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Steve Emtman (born April 16, 1970) is a former defensive end/defensive tackle for the National Football Leagues Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys, and Chicago Bears. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Marvin Jones (born June 18, 1972) is a former NFL football player for the New York Jets. ... Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[8] is a public research university located in Tallahassee. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Aaron Taylor is a former NFL offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers out of De La Salle High School in Concord, CA and a graduate of University of Notre Dame who is currently a college football analyst for ABC Sports. ... For other universities and colleges named Notre Dame, see Notre Dame. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Warren Carlos Sapp (born December 19, 1972 in Orlando, Florida) is a professional football player for the NFLs Oakland Raiders. ... This article is about the university in Coral Gables, Florida. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Orlando Lamar Pace (born November 4, 1975 in Sandusky, Ohio) is an American football player who currently plays offensive tackle for the St. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Grant Alden Wistrom, (born July 3, 1976 in Joplin, Missouri), is a former American Football defensive end who played for the St. ... The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a state-supported institution of higher learning located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Often referred to as simply Nebraska or UNL, it is the flagship and largest campus of the University of Nebraska system. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Dat Nguyen (Vietnamese: Nguyá»…n Tấn Đạt, born on September 25, 1975 in Fort Chaffee, Arkansas [1]) is the first Vietnamese American to play in the National Football League. ... Texas A&M University redirects here. ... This article is about the year. ... Corey Moore (born March 20, 1977) was a linebacker in the NFL after playing defensive end in college. ... Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, better known as Virginia Tech, is a public land grant polytechnic university in Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S. Although it is a comprehensive university with many departments, the agriculture, engineering, architecture, forestry, and veterinary medicine programs from its historical polytechnic core are still considered to... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Jamal Reynolds (born February 20, 1979), is a former football player. ... Florida State University (commonly referred to as Florida State or FSU)[8] is a public research university located in Tallahassee. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Julius Frazier Peppers (born January 18, 1980 in Wilson, North Carolina) is a professional American football player. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Terrell Raynonn Suggs (Born: October 11, 1982 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an NFL defensive end/linebacker with the Baltimore Ravens. ... Arizona State University (ASU) is a public research institution of higher education and research with campuses located in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tommie Harris (born October 29, 1983, Killeen, Texas) is a professional football player for the NFLs Chicago Bears as a Defensive Tackle. ... University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... David M. Pollack (born June 19, 1982 in Snellville, Georgia) is an American football linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL. He was selected with the 17th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft out of the University of Georgia. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aaron James Hawk (born January 6, 1984 in Kettering, Ohio) is an American football linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. A two-time All-American in college, he played for Ohio State University. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... LaMarr Woodley (born on November 3, 1984 in Saginaw, Michigan) is a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers and played collegiately for the University of Michigan. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, UM or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan. ... // 1 : College Football - In a game remembered for its numerous trick plays, including a hook and lateral and a Statue of Liberty play, the Boise State Broncos defeat the Oklahoma Sooners 43-42 to win the Fiesta Bowl in dramatic fashion. ... Glenn Dorsey during the South Carolina @ LSU game on September 22, 2007. ... For other uses, see LSU. Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ...

See also

Football Writers Association logo The Outland Trophy is awarded to the best United States college football interior lineman. ... Touchdown Club of Columbus logo The Touchdown Club of Columbus was founded in 1956 by he late Sam B. Nicola founded at the request of then State Auditor (and eventual Governor) James A. Rhodes. ... UPI Logo The United Press International college football lineman of the year award was among the first and most recognized college football awards. ...

External links

  • Official Site


College football awards:
Best player awards:
Heisman Memorial Trophy
Maxwell Award | Walter Camp Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Best Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Best C)
Davey O'Brien Award (Best QB)
Dick Butkus Award (Best LB)
Doak Walker Award (Best RB)
Draddy Trophy (Academic Heisman)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best WR)
Jim Thorpe Award (Best DB)
John Mackey Award (Best TE)
Johnny Unitas Award (Best Senior QB)
Lombardi Award (Best Lineman or LB)
Lott Trophy (Defensive impact)
Lou Groza Award (Best PK)
Manning Award (Best QB)
Mosi Tatupu Award (Best spec. teams)
Outland Trophy (Best IOL or DL)
Ray Guy Award (Best P)
Sammy Baugh Trophy (Best QB)
Ted Hendricks Award (Best DE)
Wuerffel Trophy (Humanitarian-Athlete)
Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year | Home Depot Coach of the Year
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year | Walter Camp Coach of the Year
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year | Broyles Assistant Coach of the Year
Walter Payton Award (Best Div. I FCS Off.) | Buck Buchanan Award (Best Div. I FCS Def.)
Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) | Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) | Melberger Award (Div. III)

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