The preseason watch lists for 2014 are about to start rolling in, and already we have 42 names on the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list, which is awarded annually to the defensive player who has the biggest impact on his team.
IMPACT stands for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.
Eight of the 42 players are from the SEC:
Landon Collins, S, Alabama
Alvin "Bud" Dupree, DE, Kentucky
Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Florida
Jalen Mills, CB, LSU
Jonathon Mincy, CB, Auburn
A.J. Johnson, LB, Tennessee
Deterrian Shackelford, LB, Ole Miss
Ramik Wilson, LB, Georgia