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LSU safety Grant Delpit has won the Jim Thorpe Award as the best defensive back in college football.

Delpit is the third Tiger to win the award. He beat out Ohio State’s Jeffrey Okudah and Georgia’s JR Reed for the honor.

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Congrats Grant, you deserve it!
Reply2 months
Congrats, knew it was there, just glad the rest of the nation believe the same.
Reply2 months
Need you to make some big plays in the next two games! Congrats and stay hungry!
Reply2 months
Am I crazy? He just didn’t look that great out there this year. Way more impact plays last year
Reply2 months
Shut it
2 months
No you're not crazy. I feel Jeffrey Okudah is better but they're both pretty good.
2 months
Also, not a lot of AMAZING defense this year as a whole. Most offenses were putting up huge scores all season.
2 months
This has to be the best awards night for any 1 team in history of CFB huh?
Reply2 months
Am I don’t recall anything like this. Wait till Saturday l
2 months
The SEC had him on the second team.dollars make more sense
Reply2 months
Of all the Indy awards this is the one I was most unsure of whether he’d get it but was the one award I wanted the most for GD
Reply2 months
Guys we have entered the golden age, finish it off kids. And let’s roll
Reply2 months
Booyow !!
Reply2 months
What a time to be a Tiger Fan!!!!
Reply2 months
Way to go Grant!!!
Reply2 months
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