Donald nabs Bednarik Award

Updated: December 12, 2013

Lake Buena Vista, FL ( – Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron
Donald captured the Chuck Bednarik Award as the nation’s top defensive player
immediately after winning the Outland Trophy as the nation’s top interior

Donald, also the Lombardi Award and Nagurski Trophy winner, has 26 1/2 tackles
for loss and 10 sacks through 12 games for the Panthers. Nearly half of his 54
total tackles were behind the line of scrimmage.

UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr and Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley were the other
finalists for the honor.