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Thursday, November 29, 2012
K-State LB Brown a Lott Trophy finalist

By David Ubben

Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown is one of four finalists for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, given annually to college football's best defensive player.

The award is given to the player who best displays character of the acronym "IMPACT," which stands for Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Academics, Community and Tenacity.

Brown is joined by Georgia LB Jarvis Jones, Notre Dame LB Manti Te'o and Stanford LB Chase Thomas on the list of finalists.

The Miami transfer and Wichita, Kan., native leads the team with 80 tackles, with six for loss and one sack. He also has five pass breakups and two interceptions.