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TAMPA - South Florida senior linebacker Ben Moffitt is a quarterfinalist for the 2007 Lott Trophy, presented by The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation of Newport Beach, Calif.
Moffitt is among seven linebackers, five defensive backs and five defensive linemen named as quarterfinalists. Florida defensive end Derrick Harvey is also a quarterfinalist.
In its fourth year, the Lott Trophy, named after former Southern Cal star Ronnie Lott, honors college football’s Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year. The student-athlete is judged on on-field and off-field performance. Previous winners were David Pollack of Georgia, DeMeco Ryans of Alabama and Daymeion Hughes of California.
Voting is done by offensive and defensive coordinators, national media, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation board of directors, a board of advisors made up of former NFL players and coaches along with the 17 members of the Master Coaches.
The winner will be announced Dec. 9.