Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
Michigan State wide receiver Blair White, Michigan punter Zoltan Mesko and Northwestern wide receiver Andrew Brewer are among the 12 national finalists for the Wuerffel Trophy, given to the college football player who "combines community service with outstanding academic and athletic achievement."
White and Mesko both are candidates for All-Big Ten honors, while Brewer leads Northwestern with five touchdown catches and ranks second on the team with 617 receiving yards.
Finalists will be selected later this month, and the winner will be announced Dec. 8.
Here's the full list of semifinalists:
Mike Nixon, LB, Arizona State
Dan LeFevour, QB, Central Michigan
Christian Ponder, QB, Florida State
Zoltan Mesko, P, Michigan
Blair White, WR, Michigan State
Andrew Brewer, WR, Northwestern
Andrew Sendejo, S, Rice
Dominique Harris, DB, Temple
Jordan Shipley, WR, Texas
Zane Beadles, OL, Utah
Tim Hiller, QB, Western Michigan