A 6-6, 285-pound junior, Peppers had 63 tackles this season, including 19 tackles for loss, 9.5 sacks, three interceptions and nine pass breakups. He led all defensive lineman in the country with three interceptions and returned one for a touchdown at Oklahoma. Peppers is second at Carolina with 53 career tackles for loss and 30.5 career sacks.
Peppers Wins Bednarik Award
Peppers, who won the 2001 Rotary Lombardi Award as the nation's top lineman on Wednesday evening in Houston, has now earned first-team All-America honors from Football News, the Football Writers (FWAA), AFCA and Walter Camp.
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