Luck a Walter Camp finalist

Stanford QB Andrew Luck is among five finalists for the Walter Camp Football Foundation 2011 College Player of the Year Award.

The other finalists are Baylor QB Robert Griffin III, Houston QB Case Keenum, Alabama RB Trent Richardson and LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu.

The 2011 Walter Camp Player of the Year recipient, who is voted on by the Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors, will be presented live on Dec. 8 during the 6 p.m. ET edition of ESPN SportsCenter.

Former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, now playing in the NFL for the Carolina Panthers, won the award last year.