USC’s Alan Knott named to Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List

first_imgUSC’s Alan Knott named to the Rimington Award Spring Watch List.USC’s Alan Knott named to the Rimington Award Spring Watch List.COLUMBIA – South Carolina sophomore center Alan Knott has been named to the Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List.The list includes 52 of the top centers in college football.The 6-4, 268-pound Tyrone, Georgia native made eight starts for the Gamecocks as a redshirt freshman and tool virtually all the snaps at center during spring practice.Following spring practice the USC coaching staff named him the most improved offensive lineman, in addition to being named the Joe Morrison Offensive Player of the spring, which was awarded at the spring game.The center with the most first-team votes will be determined the winner. If there is a tie with first team votes, then the center with the most second team votes will win. If there is still a tie, the winner will be determined by a majority vote from the Rimington Trophy committee. The winner will be recognized at the Rimington Trophy Presentation at the Rococo Theatre in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday, January 16, 2016.Dave Rimington, the award’s namesake, was a consensus first-team All-America center at the University of Nebraska in 1981 and 1982, during which time he became the John Outland Trophy’s only double winner as the nation’s finest college interior lineman.last_img

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