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Georgia Bulldogs DL Jordan Davis Wins Chuck Bednarik Award

December 9, 2021
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ATLANTA - Georgia Bulldogs lineman Jordan Davis has been chosen as the 2021 winner of the Chuck Bednarik Award, which is presented annually to the top defensive player as judged by the Maxwell Football Club. 

Davis and David Pollack (2004) are the Bulldogs who have claimed the Bednarik Award.

Davis, a native of Charlotte, N.C., has helped Georgia (12-1, 8-0 SEC) lead the nation in scoring defense (9.5 points per game) and rank second in total defense (254.3 yards per game) and third in rushing defense (81.7 yards per game). He anchors the interior line with 28 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and 2.0 sacks. Opponents have scored just 124 points on the Bulldogs. Davis also scored a rushing touchdown on Senior Day against Charleston Southern.

 

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