Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller
California center Alex Mack and USC linebackers Rey Maualuga and Brian Cushing joined nine other players as Lombardi Award semifinalists today.
According to the official Web site:
The Rotary Lombardi Award goes annually to the college football lineman or linebacker -- offense or defense -- who, in addition to outstanding performance and ability, best exemplifies the discipline of Vince Lombardi.
Here are the non-Pac-10 players also named semifinalists.
Auston English, DE, University of Oklahoma
James Laurinaitis, LB, The Ohio State University
Michael Oher, OT, University of Mississippi
Brian Orakpo, DE, The University of Texas
Duke Robinson, OL, University of Oklahoma
George Selvie, DE, University of South Florida
Andre Smith, OL, University of Alabama
Brandon Spikes, LB, University of Florida
Sean Weatherspoon, LB, University of Missouri