Data Scout Notes: 2018: WilliamV.CampbellTrophyAwardWinner/1stC/NagurskiFinalist/BednarikSemifinalist...2017: 1stC...PMaxwell...2016: 3rdC...NagurskiFinalist...2015: NAM
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12/05/18 - 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy Award Winner: Clemson star defensive tackle Christian Wilkins won the William V. Campbell Trophy on Tuesday night, an award honoring college football's top scholar-athlete. Wilkins earned a degree in communications last year, becoming the first scholarship football player from Clemson to graduate in 2½ years. He is currently pursuing a graduate degree in athletic leadership. He received an $18,000 in postgraduate scholarship by being one of 13 finalists and an additional $7,000 in scholarship money for winning the Campbell Trophy.
The other finalists were Army linebacker Kenneth Brinson; South Dakota State quarterback Taryn Christion; Grambling State linebacker De'Arius Christmas; Wisconsin safety D'Cota Dixon; North Carolina State quarterback Ryan Finley; St. Francis, Indiana, linebacker Piercen Harnish; Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley; Kansas State tackle Dalton Risner; Northern Illinois tackle Max Scharping; Wheaten linebacker Eric Stevenson; North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick; and Notre Dame linebacker Drue Tranquill. - AP College Football
11/12/18 - NOV 12 ACC DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK: Christian Wilkins, Clemson, Gr., DT; Springfield, Mass.,...Wilkins returned to his home state and played a key role as No. 2 Clemson nailed down its fourth straight ACC Atlantic Division title with Saturday night's 27-7 win at No. 17 Boston College ... Wilkins posted five tackles, including one for loss, as part of a defensive line that limited Boston College to nine rushing yards ... Also played on offense, appearing at running back on a play-action touchdown pass to tight end Milan Richard. - ACC Football
10/31/18 - Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins and Notre Dame linebacker Drue Tranquill are among the 13 finalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to college football's top scholar-athlete. The finalists, chosen from all levels of the college football, receive $18,000 postgraduate scholarship. The winner will be announced Dec. 4 at the National Football Foundation's and College Hall Fame's induction ceremony and awards dinner in New York. The winner receives an additional $7,000 in scholarship money. Past winners of the Campbell Trophy, which was established by the NFF in 1990, include Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow. - AP College Football
09/05/18 - DT Christian Wilkins passed up the NFL Draft a year ago to make a bid for another national championship and improve his draft stock. The highest-rated of the Tigers' defensive stalwarts, Wilkins wasted no time in impressing draft scouts this season, leading the team with seven tackles, including a sack, despite limited playing time against Furman. "He played awesome -- a really great game," coach Dabo Swinney said.
01/20/18 - NFL Early Entries: College Winners and Losers: Big winner -- CLEMSON: Heavens. If the Tigers had returned any of their three potential first-round draft picks along the defensive line -- ends Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant, and tackle Christian Wilkins -- it would have been a coup. But all three came back, citing some form of "unfinished business" after a playoff semifinal loss to Alabama, to re-join true sophomore tackle Dexter Lawrence in what could be one of the all-time great defensive fronts. But that's not all. Left tackle Mitch Hyatt -- look for him on all your preseason All-America teams -- also is coming back to anchor an offense that lost receivers Ray-Ray McCloud and Deon Cain early to the draft but returns all the key pieces in the backfield. If Clemson isn't the preseason No. 1, it's 1B behind Alabama. - Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange