TUSCALOOSA -- Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley was named a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Rotary Lombardi Award on Thursday.
Mosley leads the Crimson Tide with 81 tackles while recording 7.0 tackles for loss, five pass breakups and a team-high eight quarterback hurries.
Mosley is one of four finalists for the Rotary Lombardi Award and one of five for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy. Missouri’s Michael Sam is the only other finalist from the SEC.
The Nagurski Trophy is awarded to the nation’s top defensive football player. The Lombardi Award honors the nation’s top interior lineman or linebacker.
Mosley has been the SEC Defensive player of the week for two straight weeks. He is also a semifinalist for the Butkus Award, Bednarik Award and the Lott Impact Trophy.