Lewis-Moore Named to 2010 Ted Hendricks Award Watch List

Aug. 11, 2010

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Notre Dame junior defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore was named to the 2010 Ted Hendricks Award Watch List on Wednesday. Lewis-Moore was one of 36 players mentioned for the award that is presented annually to the nation's top college defensive end.

Lewis-Moore (Weatherford, Texas) made tremendous strides as sophomore in 2009. He appeared in all 12 games and started nine a year ago after not seeing any game action as freshman in 2008. Lewis-Moore ranked sixth on team with 46 tackles, which led the Irish defensive line. He recorded the second-most tackles for loss on Notre Dame with 7.0 and his 2.5 sacks ranked third. Lewis-Moore also added one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

On-field performance, exceptional winning attitude, leadership abilities, contributions to school and community and academic preparedness are some of the criteria used to determine the award's winner. Members of the national media, head coaches, professional scouts and former winners are included in the award's voting committee. Candidates may represent any class (freshman through senior) as well as any four-year NCAA accredited school. The candidate's primary position must be defensive end.

Previous recipients of the Hendricks Award include: 2002 - Terrell Suggs (Arizona State), 2003 & 2004 - David Pollack (Georgia), 2005 - Elvis Dumervil (Louisville), 2006 - LaMarr Woodley (Michigan), 2007 - Chris Long (Virginia), 2008 - Brian Orakpo (Texas) and 2009 - Jerry Hughes (TCU).

2010 Ted Hendricks Award Watch List

Sam Acho, Texas
Pierre Allen, Nebraska
Christian Anthony, Grambling
Allen Bailey, Miami
Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma
Broderick Binns, Iowa
Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson
Adrian Clayborn, Iowa
Jack Crawford, Penn State
Marcell Dareus, Alabama
Ricky Elmore, Arizona
Jonathan Freeny, Rutgers
Cameron Heyward, Ohio State
Datone Jones, UCLA
Cameron Jordan, California
Thomas Keiser, Stanford
Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue
Jake Laptad, Kansas
Kapron Lewis-Moore, Notre Dame
Greg Lloyd, Connecticut
Kentrell Lockett, Mississippi
Cliff Matthews, South Carolina
Josh McNary, Army
Pernell McPhee, Mississippi State
Bruce Miller, UCF
Von Miller, Texas A&M
Dontay Moch, Nevada
Nick Perry, USC
Robert Quinn, North Carolina
Johnathan Rainey, New Mexico
Adrian Robinson, Temple
Greg Romeus, Pittsburgh
Kenny Rowe, Oregon
Aldon Smith, Missouri
Chris Walker, Tennessee
Ryan Winterswyk, Boise State



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