Texas Tech O-Lineman LaAdrian Waddle Adds Lombardi Award to Preseason Watch List
Texas Tech offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle has been added to his second preseason watch list after being named Tuesday to the Lombardi Award, which is given out annually to the nation’s top college lineman or linebacker.
Waddle, a 6-foot-6, 318 pound three-year letterman at left tackle, is one of 145 players across the country that has been named to the prestigious Lombardi Award watch list, and he is one of 17 players from the Big 12 Conference to earn the preseason recognition.
He has started 27 games in his Texas Tech career and enters his senior season in 2012 with 25 consecutive starts on the Red Raider offensive line.
Waddle was placed last week on the Outland Trophy watch list.
The 43rd Rotary Lombardi Award which will be announced on national television live in “prime-time” 8-9 PM (CST) Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at The Hobby Center in Houston, TX (network to be determined).