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                   === Pitt's Donald nabs Lombardi Award ===
 
 Houston,  TX (SportsNetwork.com)  - Pittsburgh  senior defensive  tackle Aaron
 Donald  was  named the  2013 Rotary  Lombardi Award  winner, given annually to
 the nation's top lineman or linebacker.
 
 Donald,  who received  the 2013  Bronko Nagurski  Trophy on  Tuesday, led  the
 nation  in  tackles for loss  (2.2 per  game) en route  to being named the ACC
 Defensive Player of the Year.
 
 The  Pittsburgh native  is the second Panther defender to take home the award,
 joining Hugh Green in 1980.
 
 Donald  is  also a finalist  for the Bednarik  Award, which recognizes the top
 defensive player in college football, as well as the Outland Trophy.
 
 Other  finalists  for the  Lombardi Award were  UCLA's Anthony Barr, Alabama's
 C.J. Mosley and Missouri's Michael Sam.
 
 Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o took home the award last year.
 
 
 
 
 
 12/11 22:53:49 ET

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