Ohio State Safety Kurt Coleman On Thorpe Award Watch List

Posted by RunTellMatt on August-10-2009 Add Comments

Courtesy: OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Release: Aug. 9, 2009

Oklahoma City -- The 2009 Jim Thorpe Award preseason "watch list" announced today includes 31 of the nation's best defensive backs as the leading candidates for this year's trophy. Among the candidates is Ohio State senior safety Kurt Coleman. Coleman was third on the team in tackles last season with 78 and led the team with four interceptions.

The Thorpe Award is one of college football's most sought after and prestigious awards. It is named after history's greatest all-around athlete, a man who excelled as a running back, passer and kicker on offense, but also was an awesome defensive back. Recognized in the Pro Football Hall of Fame simply ...

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