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Senior offensive tackle La'el Collins received the Charles McClendon Award as the team's most valuable player on Sunday night at the annual LSU Football Banquet. Per

Collins, who was recently named the recipient of the Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the outstanding offensive lineman in the SEC, was one of many Tigers honored as LSU celebrated its 8-4 season and a No. 23 national ranking in 2014. The Tigers will go after win No. 9 on Dec. 30 against Notre Dame in the Music City Bowl in Nashville.

Collins, who returned to LSU for his senior season, earned first-team All-SEC honors this year as well as being a second-team All-America selection by USA Today. Collins led all LSU offensive linemen in both snaps (792) and knockdowns (84.5). He didn't allow a sack all season.
2014 LSU Football Awards:

Wild Tiger Club (for special teams performance):
LB Duke Riley, DB Jamal Adams, LB Deion Jones, SNP Reid Ferguson, PK Colby Delahoussaye, CB Tre'Davious White, TE Dillon Gordon, P Jamie Keehn, LB Kendell Beckwith, TE Travis Dickson, RB Terrence Magee, CB Ed Paris, DB Rickey Jefferson, TE Logan Stokes, CB Jalen Collins, PK Trent Domingue

Special Teams Coaches Award:
DB Jamal Adams, LB Deion Jones, CB Tre'Davious White, SNP Reid Ferguson, P Jamie Keehn, LB D.J. Welter

Wild Tiger Championship Trophy:
LB Duke Riley

Jeff Boss Unsung Hero Award:
TE Logan Stokes, TE Travis Dickson, TE Dillon Gordon, OG Evan Washington, CB Jalen Collins, WR Travin Dural, LB Lamar Louis

Dr. Charles E. Coates, Academic Award:
DB Chris LaBorde

Alvin Roy Strength and Conditioning Award:
RB Terrence Magee, LB D.J. Welter, OT La'el Collins

Butch Duhe Award:
RB Kenny Hilliard, OL Ethan Pocic, CB Jalen Mills, DT Quentin Thomas, C Elliott Porter, LB Kendell Beckwith, OT Jerald Hawkins

George M. Wallace Memorial Award:
S Ronald Martin, DE Danielle Hunter

Newcomers Award:
DT Davon Godchaux, DB Jamal Adams, RB Leonard Fournette

National L-Club Permanent Team Captains:
Offense: OT La'el Collins, RB Terrence Magee
Defense: DE Jermauria Rasco, LB Kwon Alexander
Special Teams: P Jamie Keehn

Percy E. Roberts Outstanding Offensive Player Award:
OT La'el Collins, FB Connor Neighbors

Percy E. Roberts Outstanding Defensive Player Award:
DE Jermauria Rasco, LB Kwon Alexander

Charles McClendon Most Valuable Player Award:
OT La'el Collins
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