Collins receives SEC Jacobs Blocking Trophy

The honors keep rolling in for LSU senior left tackle La'el Collins. Wednesday the SEC announced the Baton Rouge native is the conference's most outstanding blocker for the 2014 season.

LSU senior La'el Collins, recently tabbed a consensus first-team All-SEC player, was named on Wednesday as the 2014 Jacobs Blocking Trophy winner. The award is annually handed out to the Southeastern Conference's most outstanding blocker.

Collins, a left tackle from Baton Rouge, is the sixth Tiger to win the prestigious award, joining Ciron Black (2009), Alan Faneca (1997), Robert Dugas (1978), J.W. Brodnax (1958) and Bill May (1936).

The league's head coaches voted on the winner.

Collins just completed his third regular season as a starter at LSU. In 2014 he led all Tiger linemen in offensive snaps played (792) and knockdowns (84.5).

Here's a list of the other SEC awards, also voted on by SEC head coaches.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Amari Cooper, Alabama

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Shane Ray, Missouri

SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Marcus Murphy, Missouri

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR

Nick Chubb, Georgia

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Chris Conley, Georgia

JACOBS BLOCKING TROPHY

La’el Collins, LSU

COACH OF THE YEAR

Gary Pinkel, Missouri



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