Lombardi Award slight shows perception of Georgia football yet to catch up to reality

ATHENS — Georgia football holds the No. 1 spot in the nation, but it’s fair to say there are plenty who are either not aware or not convinced.

The Rotary Lombardi Award, based in Houston, revealed the 12 semifinalists for its annual award, which goes to the best offensive or defensive lineman, and there was not one Georgia football player on the list.

This, even though the Bulldogs have led the nation in run defense each of the past two seasons and rank fourth this year, while also leading the country in total defense, scoring defense and pass efficiency defense thanks to the dominant play of the front seven.

Georgia nose tackle Jordan Davis, at 6-foot-6 and 340 pounds, is hard to miss.

Read more at DawgNation.com.

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