Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald wins Outland Trophy
Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald has won the Outland
Trophy, given to the nation’s top interior lineman.
Donald was presented with the award during the 23rd College
Football Awards Show at Disney.
The senior becomes the second winner from Pittsburgh, joining
offensive tackle Mark May in 1980. Donald is the third defensive
tackle to win in the last decade.
Donald had 10 sacks and 26 tackles for loss this season. He also
had 16 quarterback hurries and forced four fumbles.
He beat out fellow finalists Jake Matthews from Texas A&M
and Cyril Richardson from Baylor.
Donald also won the Bronko Nagurski award this week as the best
defensive player in the country, and the Lombardi Award given
annually to the nation’s top college lineman.