Short Named To Watch List For Lombardi Award

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Kawann Short has been named to five watch lists this summer.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Kawann Short has been named to five watch lists this summer.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

July 16, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Kawann Short has been named to the watch list for the 2012 Rotary Lombardi Award. The Lombardi Award is presented annually to the top lineman in the nation. The recognition is the fifth of the summer for Short, having also been named to the watch lists for Lott Trophy, The Bednarik Award, The Outland Trophy and the Nagurski Trophy.

Short, from East Chicago, Ind., enters his final season at Purdue 15th all-time in school history in tackles for loss (33.5) and sacks (12.5). He is coming off a junior year that saw him finish with career highs in tackles (54), tackles for loss (17.0) and sacks (6.5). He led Purdue in both TFLs and sacks in 2011.