Lott IMPACT Trophy names quarterfinalists, including Kendricks (UCLA), Williams (USC)

Lott IMPACT Trophy names quarterfinalists, including Kendricks (UCLA), Williams (USC)

Published Oct. 22, 2014 2:50 p.m. ET

The Lott IMPACT Trophy has named its 20 quarterfinalists for the annual award, which will be handed out Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. on FOX Sports.

The Pac-12 had seven players on the list, the SEC and ACC both had four, the Big Ten and Big 12 two each plus one from Notre Dame.

Eight semifinalists will be chosen Nov. 11 with ballots then sent to more than 400 national voters.

The four finalists will fly to Newport Beach for a black-tie gala at the Pacific Club on Dec. 14.


The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation will make a $25,000 donation to the general scholarship fund of the winner's university and $5,000 to each of the schools of the runner-ups.

The 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy quarterfinalsts:

Vic Beasley, DE, Clemson

Shilique Calhoun, DE, Michigan State

Henry Coley, LB, Virginia

Landon Collins, S, Alabama

Ronald Darby, CB, Florida State

Michael Doctor, LB, Oregon State

Bud Dupree, DE, Kentucky

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon

Randy Gregory, DE, Nebraska

David Helton, LB, Duke

A.J. Johnson, LB, Tennessee

Eric Kendricks, LB, UCLA

Hau'oli Kikaha, DE, Washington

Ryan Mueller, DE, Kansas State

Jordan Richards, S, Stanford

Deterrian Shackelford, LB, Ole Miss

Danny Shelton, DT, Washington

Eric Striker, LB, Oklahoma

Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame

Leonard Williams, DT, USC