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Nassib Named Lombardi Award Finalist

Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib named finalist for Lombardi Award.

The Lombardi Award has named its final four finalsits for the honor and Penn State senior defensive end Carl Nassib is on the list. The award, given to the nation's top lineman, also selected Ohio State’s Joey Bosa, Texas A&M’s Garrett Myles, and Clemson’s Shaq Lawson as the other finalists.

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Nassib leads the nation in sacks (15.5), sack yards (107), sacks per game (1.55),  tackles for loss (19.5) and forced fumbles (6). He is the first Nittany Lion finalist since linebacker Paul Posluszny was in both 2005 and 2006. Penn State's Bruce Clark won the honor in 1978.

The Lombardi Award winner will be announced at a December 9 awards banquet in Houston.

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