ATLANTA | The Latest: Kentucky LB Allen wins Bednarik as top defender
ATLANTA — The Latest on the college football awards show (all times local):
Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen wins the Chuck Bednarik Award as the nation’s top defensive player, beating out Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams and Clemson defensive tackle. Allen is the first Kentucky player to win a major college football award since 1950.
Earlier in the night, the Disney Spirit Award went to Purdue fan Tyler Trent, the xx-year-old student who is battling cone cancer.