Iowa’s Josey Jewell Named Bronko Nagurski Trophy Finalist

University of Iowa senior linebacker Josey Jewell is one of five finalists for the 2017 Bronko Nagurski Trophy. The Nagurski Trophy is presented annually to the nation’s most outstanding defensive player by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), and the Charlotte Touchdown Club.  The winner will be announced December 4th.

The other finalists for the award are North Carolina State defensive end Bradley Chubb, Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver, Georgia outside linebacker Roquan Smith and Alabama safety Minkah Fitzpatrick.

Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Josey Jewell (43) Saturday, August 6, 2016. (Brian Ray/

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