Prentiss Waggner on preseason Lott Trophy watch list

Prentiss Waggner comments after practice - April 12, 2011

Prentiss Waggner's breakout season caught many by surprise a year ago.

Count the Lott IMPACT Trophy Award committee among the people that won't be shocked if it happens again.

The Tennessee junior is one of 42 preseason candidates for the honor for the top collegiate defensive player in the nation, a product of his five interceptions, three fumble recoveries and three touchdowns Waggner produced a year ago.

Waggner also tallied 57 tackles while splitting time between safety and cornerback, which he has continued to do this spring despite recently picking up a hand injury that has forced him to wear a huge cast on his left hand.

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Orange_Juiced writes:

keep working hard PW. Don't let a big ole cast or injury hold ya back `cause there's some competition headed your way this summer. Knock some heads and get some pick 6's and show `em you deserve that trophy.

VOLliven2it writes:

We want big things on the field from Prentiss Waggner. Any award would be icing on the cake. WE will need him in our defensive secondary. Go Big Orange!

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