Georgia senior defensive end
Quentin Moses has been named one of 12 semifinalists for the 37th Rotary Lombardi Award.
The award is presented to the college football lineman offense or defense who, in addition to outstanding performance and ability, best exemplifies the discipline of Vince Lombardi.
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Former Georgia defensive end David Pollack was the winner in 2004.
Earlier this year, the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) honored Moses by naming him to the 2006 AFCA Good Works Teams for his dedication and commitment to community service. This season, the 6-5, 250-pound native of Athens has registered 21 tackles and a team-high 17 quarterback pressures for the Bulldogs. A recreation and leisure studies major, Moses is a two-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and a consensus 2006 preseason All-America selection.
Moses joins a list of semifinalists which include linebackers Paul Posluszny of Penn State, Buster Davis of Florida State and Patrick Willis of Mississippi; offensive tackles Joe Thomas of Wisconsin, Justin Blalock of Texas and Dan Mozes of West Virginia; defensive ends Gaines Adams of Clemson, Mkristo Bruce of Washington State, Brian Smith of Missouri, and LaMarr Woodley of Michigan; and defensive tackle Quinn Pitock of Ohio State.