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Jabrill Peppers named finalist for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award

Jabrill Peppers is one-of-five players that is in contention for the Walter Camp trophy.

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Jabrill Peppers has been named one-of-five finalists for the 2016 Walter Camp Player of the Year award.

Along with Peppers, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, Washington quarterback Jake Browning, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson and Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen.

On Tuesday night, Peppers won three individual Big Ten Conference awards. The 6-foot-1, 210-pound redshirt sophomore won the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Big Ten Return Specialist of the Year, and Big Ten Linebacker of the Year.

During the regular season, Peppers made 72 tackles, 16 tackles for a loss, four sacks and one interception on defense. He averaged 14.8 yards per punt return, and one touchdown, and 26.0 yards per kick return. He ran for 167 yards and three touchdowns on the offensive end.

Charles Woodson and Desmond Howard are the only two players from Michigan to win the Walter Camp trophy.