Newport Beach, Calif. - University of Florida sophomore linebacker
Brandon Siler has been added to the Watch List for the Lott Trophy
presented by The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation of Newport Beach, Calif.
Siler, from Orlando, Fla., is the only sophomore on the list.
has played in 16 career games for the Gators and has started 10.
This season, he is tied with senior Vernell Brown
for the team lead with
20 tackles, as he has recorded 11 solo and nine assisted efforts. He
also leads the Gators with three quarterback hurries. In 2004, Siler
became only the second true freshman in school history to lead the team
in tackles with 77, a total that was the best among rookies in the SEC.
In its second year, The Lott Trophy honors the college football
Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year. The student-athlete is judged on
both his on-and-off field performances. The Lott Trophy is the first
sports award based on personal character and is appropriately named
after legendary defensive back Ronnie Lott. The Awards Banquet will be
held at The Pacific Club located in Newport Beach, Calif., on Dec. 11,
For more information on The Lott Trophy and the 2005 Watch List please