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Alabama Crimson breaks Notre Dame’s major college football awards record

Alabama had a major evening during Thursday’s College Football Awards. It was a record-breaking night indeed.

With Crimson Tide players winning 7 of 15 honors, UA broke a record recently held by Notre Dame’s 2012 group.

The Crimson Tide’s list of award winners includes Landon Dickerson (Rimington), Najee Harris (Doak Walker), Mac Jones (Davey O’Brien), Alex Leatherwood (Outland) and DeVonta Smith (Biletnikoff, Maxwell). Smith was additionally perceived as the Walter Camp Player of the Year. The Walter Camp 2020 All-America group was uncovered during the ESPN broadcast of the College Football Awards.

Rimington Trophy – Presented every year to the most remarkable focus in the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS): Landon Dickerson

  • Predominant inside offensive lineman that acquired the No. 2 generally grade at focus by Pro Football Focus (91.3)
  • Played 725 absolute snaps with only two missed tasks and permitted zero sacks before a season-finishing injury against Florida
  • Evaluated out at 99.6 percent on all tasks by the UA training staff
  • Past Alabama winners – Barrett Jones (2012), Ryan Kelly (2015)

Doak Walker Award – Presented yearly to the country’s head running back for his achievements on the field, accomplishment in the homeroom and citizenship in the network: Najee Harris

  • Leads the country in total touchdowns (27) and surging scores (24) alongside scoring (162)
  • Alabama’s all-time leader for total touchdowns in a profession with 54 (44 hurrying, 10 accepting)
  • Added up to at least two surging scores in eight of 12 challenges with in any event one score in 10 games this season
  • Past Alabama winners – Trent Richardson (2011), Derrick Henry (2015)

Davey O’Brien Award – Presented yearly to the country’s best school quarterback: Mac Jones

  • Added up to 4,036 yards to set the Alabama single-season passing yardage record
  • Posted four 400 or more yard passing exhibitions in 2020, the most by any Crimson Tide quarterback for a profession and tied for the most in a solitary season in SEC history
  • Sports a NCAA-driving 203.03 passer rating and a 95.8 QBR heading into the CFP National Championship Game
  • Jones turns into Alabama’s first victor of the Davey O’Brien Award

Outland Trophy – Presented yearly to the top inside lineman in school football (offense or protection): Alex Leatherwood

  • Made 40 continuous beginnings along the Alabama hostile line in 47 vocation games
  • Averaging a 91.3 in general impeding evaluation and a 99.7 blemish on his tasks by the Crimson Tide mentors
  • Added up to 746 snaps during the 2020 season, permitting only two sacks while missing just two tasks
  • Past Alabama champs – Chris Samuels (1999), Andre Smith (2008), Barrett Jones (2011), Cam Robinson (2016), Quinnen Williams (2018)

DeVonta Smith

Biletnikoff Award – Presented yearly to the top pass-catcher in school football

Maxwell – Presented yearly to perceive the top part in school football

Walter Camp Player of the Year

  • Leads the country in receptions (105), getting yards (1,641), accepting scores (20) and generally useful yards (1,912)
  • Holds the Alabama single-season record for accepting scores while positioning second in both getting yards and gatherings
  • Past Alabama Biletnikoff winners – Amari Cooper (2014), Jerry Jeudy (2018)
  • Past Alabama Maxwell winners – AJ McCarron (2013), Derrick Henry (2015), Tua Tagovailoa (2018)
  • Past Walter Camp Player of the Year winners – Derrick Henry (2015), Tua Tagovailoa (2018)