The SEC is well represented on the preliminary watch list for the 2010 Rotary Lombardi Award.
There are 13 players from the SEC on the list, which will be updated prior to the start of the 2010 season.
Here are the SEC players making the cut:
Clint Boling, OT, Georgia
James Carpenter, OT, Alabama
Marcell Dareus, DE, Alabama
Dont'a Hightower, LB, Alabama
Justin Houston, OLB, Georgia
Cliff Matthews, DE, South Carolina
Pernell McPhee, DE, Mississippi State
Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
Jerrell Powe, DT, Ole Miss
Ryan Pugh, C, Auburn
Weslye Saunders, TE, South Carolina
Kelvin Sheppard, LB, LSU
Lee Ziemba, OT, Auburn