Vince Lombardi Award Winners

Lineman of the Year

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2015Carl Nassib*Penn State31 Solo, 15 Ast, 15.5 Sk, 1 Int
2014Scooby Wright*Arizona100 Solo, 64 Ast, 15.0 Sk, 0 Int
2013Aaron Donald*Pittsburgh43 Solo, 16 Ast, 11.0 Sk, 0 Int
2012Manti Te'o*Notre Dame55 Solo, 58 Ast, 1.5 Sk, 7 Int
2011Luke KuechlyBoston College102 Solo, 89 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 3 Int
2010Nick Fairley*Auburn36 Solo, 24 Ast, 11.5 Sk, 1 Int
2009Ndamukong Suh*Nebraska52 Solo, 33 Ast, 12.0 Sk, 1 Int
2008Brian Orakpo*Texas32 Solo, 8 Ast, 11.5 Sk
2007Glenn Dorsey*Louisiana State34 Solo, 35 Ast, 7.0 Sk
2006Lamarr Woodley*Michigan28 Solo, 8 Ast, 12.0 Sk
2005A.J. Hawk*Ohio State69 Solo, 52 Ast, 9.5 Sk, 1 Int
2004David Pollack*Georgia
2003Tommie Harris*Oklahoma1 FR, 14 Yds, 0 TD
2002Terrell Suggs*Arizona State1 Int, 22 Yds, 0 TD
2001Julius Peppers*North Carolina3 Int, 42 Yds, 1 TD
2000Jamal Reynolds*Florida State
1999Corey Moore*Virginia Tech
1998Dat Nguyen*Texas A&M2 Int, 28 Yds, 0 TD
1997Grant Wistrom*Nebraska
1996Orlando Pace*Ohio State
1995Orlando Pace*Ohio State
1994Warren Sapp*Miami (FL)
1993Aaron Taylor*Notre Dame
1992Marvin Jones*Florida State
1991Steve Emtman*Washington1 Int, 3 Yds, 0 TD
1990Chris Zorich*Notre Dame
1989Percy Snow*Michigan State4 Int, 42 Yds, 0 TD
1988Tracy Rocker*Auburn
1987Chris SpielmanOhio State2 Int, 4 Yds, 0 TD
1986Cornelius Bennett*Alabama
1985Tony Casillas*Oklahoma
1984Tony Degrate*Texas
1983Dean Steinkuhler*Nebraska
1982Dave Rimington*Nebraska
1981Kenneth Sims*Texas
1980Hugh Green*Pittsburgh
1979Brad Budde*Southern California
1978Bruce Clark*Penn State
1977Ross Browner*Notre Dame
1976Wilson Whitley*Houston1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1975Lee Roy Selmon*Oklahoma
1974Randy White*Maryland
1973John Hicks*Ohio State
1972Rich Glover*Nebraska
1971Walt PatulskiNotre Dame
1970Jim Stillwagon*Ohio State
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