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Richard LeCounte on Lott Impact Trophy Watch List

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UGA safety Richard LeCounte has been named to the 2019 Lott Impact Trophy Watch List.

LeCounte, a rising junior from Riceboro, GA (Liberty County High School), started 13 games in 2018. His 74 tackles ranked him as the team leader.

Richard LeCounte
Richard LeCounte

The 42 players on the Watch List are from 41 different universities.  Michigan is the only school with two candidates.
There are 18 linebackers on the list 13 defensive backs and 11 defensive linemen.

Four of the nominees were on the 2018 Watch List for the Lott Trophy—Troy Dye of Oregon, Jordan Fuller of Ohio State, Khaleke Hudson of Michigan and Colin Schooler of Arizona.

The voting panel for the Lott IMPACT Trophy is made up of former winners and finalists, former coaches and players, members of the media and the Board of Directors of the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation.
The Foundation has donated more than $1.5 million to various charities since its inception in 2004, including nearly $700,000 to universities
The winner’s school receives $25,000 for its general scholarship fund and three finalists receive $5,000 each for their schools.  A Lott IMPACT Player of the Week is selected each week during the season and $1,000 is awarded to the school of the player.
 
2019 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List
PAULSON ADEBO, Stanford, CB
MARKUS BAILEY, Purdue, LB
MOHAMED BARRY, Nebraska, LB,
JOE BACHIE, Michigan State, LB
DeCALON BROOKS, Florida State, LB,
DERRICK BROWN, Auburn, DT
MYLES BRYANT, Washington, DB
EDGAR CERENORD, Duke, DT
COLE CHRISTIANSEN, Army, LB
ANDRE CISCO, Syracuse, S
TROY DYE, Oregon, LB
A.J. EPENESA, Iowa, DL
PADDY FISHER, Northwestern, LB
JORDAN FULLER, Ohio State, DB
JEFF GADNEY, TCU, CB
CALE GARRETT, Missouri, LB
ALOHI GILMAN, Notre Dame, S
RICHIE GRANT, UCF, DB
YETUR GROSS-MATOS, Penn State, DE
BRYCE HALL, Virginia, S
KHALEKE HUDSON, Michigan, LB/S
JAYLEN JOHNSON, Utah, CB
BRANDON JONES, Texas, DB
RICHARD LaCOUNTE, Georgia, S
RASHARD LAWRENCE, LSU, DT
RAY LIMA, Iowa State, DL
JUSTIN MADUBUIKE, Texas A&M, DL
JOSH METELLUS, Michigan, S
DYLAN MOSES, Alabama, LB
KENNETH MURRAY, Oklahoma, LB
CHRIS ORR, Wisconsin, LB
SHAQUILLE QUARTERMAN, Miami, LB
CHRISTIAN RECTOR, USC, DL
MALCOLM ROACH, Texas, DE
COLIN SCHOOLER, Arizona, LB
ISAIAH SIMMONS, Clemson, LB
MYKAL WALKER, Fresno State, LB
CURTIS WEAVER, Boise State, DE
EVAN WEAVER, Cal, LB
TYLER WHILEY, Arizona State, LB/DB
DAVID WOODWARD, Utah State, LB
JABARI ZUNIGA, Florida, DE
 
Previous Winners of the Lott IMPACT Trophy
2004 – David Pollack, Georgia
2005 – DeMeco Ryans, Alabama
2006 – Dante Hughes, Cal
2007 – Glenn Dorsey, LSU
2008 – James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
2009 – Jerry Hughes, TCU
2010 – J.J. Watt, Wisconsin
2011 – Luke Kuechly, Boston College
2012 – Manti Te’o, Notre Dame
2013 – Anthony Barr, UCLA
2014 – Eric Kendricks, UCLA
2015 – Carl Nassib, Penn State
2016 – Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
2017 – Josey Jewell, Iowa
2018 – Joshua Allen, Kentucky

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Greg is closing in on 11 years writing about and photographing UGA sports. While often wrong and/or out of focus, it has been a long, strange trip full of fun and new friends.