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The 2018 Bednarik Award Finalists

Oct 20, 2018; Annapolis, MD, USA; Houston Cougars defensive tackle Ed Oliver (10) reacts after sacking Navy Midshipmen quarterback Garret Lewis (7) during the third quarterat Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

PFF Senior Analyst Steve Palazzolo uses PFF grades and stats to discuss the top 20 semifinalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award, the award for the most outstanding defensive player in college football. Partnering with The Maxwell Football Club, the finalists for both the Maxwell Award and the Bednarik Award were announced earlier this week with PFF apart of the selection committee.

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