Carl Nassib has been named a finalist for the sixth annual Burlsworth Trophy, awarded to the most outstanding college football player in America who began his career as a walk on. The Penn State senior is joined by Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and Washington State quarterback Luke Falk.
The three finalists were chosen from 55 nominees from across the nation which was narrowed to 10 semi-finliasts last week.
Nassib leads the nation in total sacks with 15.5 (15 solo) and total sack yards with 107. He also leads the nation in sacks per game with 1.4 and forced fumbles with six.