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Jeff Okudah Named Thorpe Award Semifinalist  


Tony Gerdeman
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October 21, 2019 1:22 pm  

From an Ohio State press release. Jeff Okudah Named Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist He’s 10th nationally in interceptions with three and part of a defense that’s allowed just three TD passes COLUMBUS, Ohio – Junior cornerback Jeff Okudah, whose play is a major reason why Ohio State is 7-0 and has the nation’s No. 2-ranked statistical defense,…

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James A. Mills
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October 21, 2019 1:30 pm  

Well deserved. OC's and offenses do all they can to avoid throwing the football in his vicinity. He's helped in his pursuit of greatness by the other 3 DB's who have all excelled. It's like opponents are throwing spitballs at cat 5 hurricane and expecting to stop the inevitable.

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October 21, 2019 1:43 pm  

Congrats to Okudah for being nominated.

I thought it was interesting that he is the only nomination from the B1G, so I checked the breakdown by conference of the 14 nominations.

By Conference
ACC (2), BIG 10 (1), BIG 12 (2), C-USA (1), IND (2), MW (1), PAC-12 (1), SEC (4)