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LSU senior defensive end Lewis Neal was named to the 2016 Ted Hendricks Award Watch List on Monday. The award honors the nation’s top defensive end. Per

Neal led the team with 8.0 sacks that ties for 10th place in LSU single-season history, and he ranked sixth in the SEC in sacks in 2015. He recorded 48 tackles, 9.5 tackles for a loss, six pass breakups and eight quarterback hurries. Neal earned SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors after a fantastic performance against Florida in which he posted 10 tackles and three sacks in the victory.

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 winner of the Hendricks Award.
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