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Arizona senior center Kyle Quinn a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Kyle Quinn

Kyle Quinn has started 16 consecutive games for Arizona. Photo by Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE

Arizona Wildcats senior center Kyle Quinn has been selected as one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award for college football.

According to a press release:

“To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I FBS senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this release.

An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.”

Quinn earned his undergraduate degree in history in May, holding a 2.941 grade-point average. He is working toward a master’s degree in educational leadership. According to Arizona, he has accumulated 30 hours of community service during his career.

The list will be pared to 10 halfway through the regular season.

Here is the list of candidates:

Ryan Aplin, Arkansas State
Montee Ball, Wisconsin
Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
Matt Barkley, USC
Jeff Braun, West Virginia
Rex Burkhead, Nebraska
Blaize Foltz, TCU
Rashard Hall, Clemson
Duron Harmon, Rutgers
Dustin Hopkins, Florida State
Travis Johnson, San Jose State
Barrett Jones, Alabama
Landry Jones, Oklahoma
Collin Klein, Kansas State
A.J. Klein, Iowa State
Jeff Locke, UCLA
Philip Lutzenkirchen, Auburn
Riley Nelson, Brigham Young
Kyle Quinn, Arizona
Sean Renfree, Duke
Adam Replogle, Indiana
Luke Ruff, Wyoming
Jason Schepler, Northern Illinois
John Simon, Ohio State
Caleb Sturgis, Florida
Matt Summers-Gavin, California
Manti Te’o, Notre Dame
Omoregie Uzzi, Georgia Tech
Stephen Warner, Louisiana Tech
Tyler Wilson, Arkansas

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