WVU's Williams a finalist for Wuerffel Trophy

Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett

West Virginia senior linebacker Reed Williams has been named one of 12 finalists for the Wuerffel Trophy, which honors the player who best combines "exemplary community service with outstanding academic and athletic achievement." The award is named after former Florida quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel.

The winner will be announced on Dec. 8. The other 11 finalists are:

Mike Nixon, senior linebacker, Arizona State

Dan LeFevour, senior quarterback, Central Michigan

Christian Ponder, junior quarterback, Florida State

Zoltan Mesko, senior punter, Michigan

Blair White, senior receiver, Michigan State

Andrew Brewer, senior receiver, Northwestern

Andrew Sendejo, senior safety, Rice

Dominique Harris, senior defensive back, Temple

Jordan Shipley, senior receiver, Texas

Zane Beadles, senior offensive lineman, Utah

Tim Hiller, senior quarterback, Western Michigan