Thursday, July 14, 2011

Everybody Is Watching Ben Jones


DSC_7813Senior center Ben Jones has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List, according to an announcement by the Rimington Trophy committee on Wednesday.

The Rimington Trophy is given annually to the country’s most outstanding center. The winner will be honored at Rimington Trophy Presentation banquet at the Rococo Theater in Lincoln, Nebraska, on January 14, 2012.

Jones, a native of Centreville, Ala., has already been selected along with fellow senior lineman Cordy Glenn as one of the duos on the Pony Express Award Watch List for being a dominant tandem. Jones has 34 starts during his three-year career, including all 13 in 2009. Jones, who has been named to UGA’s Team of the Decade, is one Phil Steele’s preseason All-SEC Second Team and is ranked the No. 7 center in the country by Lindy’s going into 2011.

Jones has already been named to the Outland Trophy Watch List and the Lombardi Trophy Watch this preseason.

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