Und.com's coverage of the 2011 Football Award Show begins at 6:45 p.m. ET with a preview show hosted by Jack Nolan featuring various Irish coaches and players as guests. That leads directly into the award show itself, which begins at 8:00 p.m. ET.
ICON returns with an exclusive tour of The Guglielmino Athletics Complex - The Gug - hosted by Mike Golic, Jr. and Brandon Newman.
CAREER: Has seen action in one game through his first three seasons with Irish and enters spring ready to compete for playing time at nose guard.
2010 (JUNIOR): Did not see game action during the 2010 season.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Participated in one game and did not record a tackle ... made Irish debut in San Antonio's Alamodome against Washington State as reserve defensive lineman.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Chosen to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... one of 11 players from Kentucky named to the 2007 All-Southern Team by the Orlando Sentinel ... selected as a first-team Kentucky all-state performer by the Associated Press following his senior year ... received second-team all-state honors following junior season from the Associated Press ... named a second-team all-state selection following his junior and senior seasons by the Louisville Courier- Journal ... selected to the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 team as the 89th-best prospect in the region and eighth-best defensive tackle in the southeast ... rated the second-best player in Kentucky by Rivals.com and the 22nd-best defensive tackle in the nation ... ranked by Scout.com as the 16th-best defensive tackle in the country and the third-best player in Kentucky ... recorded 41 tackles and three sacks as a senior ... placed on the preseason Tremendous 26 team, as selected by Kentucky high school coaches, prior to his senior season ... posted 68 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, eight sacks, three blocked extra points and one blocked punt as a junior ... totaled 126 tackles in his high school career, including 31.5 tackles for loss ... four-year letterwinner in football and track and field ... three-time captain of the football team ... played football for coach Chris Wolfe at Pleasure Ridge Park ... member of the National Honor Society ... born Feb. 15, 1990 in Orange County Calif. ... son of Lance Newman Sr. ... enrolled in College of Arts and Letters as a film, television and theatre major.