Kuechly wins Bronco Nagurski Award
CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Boston College junior linebacker Luke Kuechly has won the Bronco Nagurski Award given to the nation's top college defensive player.
Kuechly received the award at a banquet Monday night in Charlotte.
The other finalists were LSU defensive back Morris Claiborne, Alabama defensive back Mark Barron, Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus and Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still.
The 6-foot-3, 237-pound Kuechly led the nation in total tackles with 191 and solo tackles with 102 and was the only unanimous selection to the all-ACC first-team defense this season.