UCLA LB Anthony Barr wins Lott IMPACT Trophy

UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr has won the Lott IMPACT Trophy as

the collegiate defensive player having the biggest influence on his


The other finalists were Chris Borland of Wisconsin, Devon

Kennard of Southern California and James Morris of Iowa.

Barr, the first Bruin to win the 10th annual award, led UCLA

with 20 tackles for losses. He also had 10 sacks, five forced

fumbles, four fumbles recoveries and 62 total tackles.

The award is named for Hall of Fame defensive back Ronnie Lott

and goes to a player with strong academic work, community

involvement and team leadership.

UCLA will receive $25,000 for its general scholarship fund.

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott was the speaker at Sunday

night’s banquet at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach.

Manti Te’o of Notre Dame won last year.