Friday, November 16, 2007

Talib named award finalist


6Sports video: Talib named Nagurski finalist

Aqib Talib is a finalist for the Bronco Nagurski Trophy, given to the best defensive college player of the year.

Kansas University standout Aqib Talib has been named one of five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, awarded by the Football Writers Association of America to the best defensive player in college football.

Talib, a 6-foot-2 junior cornerback, has 48 tackles, four interceptions and 11 pass breakups this season. He returned one of his picks 100 yards for a dazzling touchdown against Florida International.

The winner will be announced Dec. 3.


KURiggins 13 years, 11 months ago

Talib should win it. Too bad for him, there IS a bias against KU players. If these idiots knew anything, he would be leading the ballot. Teams do not throw to his side plain and simple. If they do, they don't do it often without being picked off.

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