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Alabama OL Chris Owens named to Wuerffel Trophy look at list

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The Wuerffel Trophy disclosed its preseason look at record on Thursday, continuing two months of watch checklist reveals, and Alabama offensive lineman Chris Owens was one of the gamers stated.

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Owens was Alabama’s sixth person on the offensive line last year, stepping in at right deal with for Evan Neal at Arkansas and at middle for Landon Dickerson in the Faculty Football Playoff. He selected to get benefit of the NCAA’s blanket eligibility waiver and will be again in Tuscaloosa for a sixth year this tumble the place he is the frontrunner to go on to anchor the O-line at heart immediately after spending most of the spring performing there with the to start with-staff offense.

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Off the field, Owens has practically 50 hrs of community service during his time with the Crimson Tide. He has targeted a the vast majority of his initiatives in direction of mentoring learners at regional elementary educational institutions. Most a short while ago, he assisted with a Habitat for Humanity establish in Tuscaloosa as element of the organization’s partnership with the Nick’s Kids Basis. Owens also took part in digital activities for the duration of the 2020 year when UA adhered to social distancing protocols.

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The Wuerffel Trophy is presented by the All Sporting activities Association of Fort Walton Seaside, Fla., to the college soccer participant who ideal brings together exemplary neighborhood assistance with athletic and educational achievement. It is named for former Florida quarterback Danny Wuerffel, the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner. A further UA offensive lineman, Barrett Jones, won it in 2011.

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Semifinalists for the award will be declared Nov. 2, and finalists will be unveiled Nov. 22.

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Alabama gamers/coaches on preseason look at lists:

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Lott Impact Trophy — Josh Jobe
Dodd Trophy — Nick Saban
Chuck Bednarik Award — Will Anderson, Josh Jobe
Maxwell Award — John Metchie, Brian Robinson
Doak Walker Award — Brian Robinson
Biletnikoff Award — John Metchie
John Mackey Award — Jahleel Billingsley
Jim Thorpe Award — Jordan Fight, Josh Jobe
Butkus Award — Christopher Allen, Will Anderson, Christian Harris
Outland Trophy — Phidarian Mathis, Evan Neal
Bronko Nagurski Trophy — Will Anderson, DJ Dale, Christian Harris, Josh Jobe, Phidarian Mathis, Malachi Moore
Lou Groza Award — Will Reichard
Wuerffel Trophy — Chris Owens 

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