Oregon Ducks OL Penei Sewell wins Outland Trophy, Given to the Nations Top Interior Lineman
Oregon left tackle Penei Sewell has won the Outland Trophy, given to the nations top interior lineman. Sewell beat out Wisconsin center Tyler Biadasz and Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown for the award.
The most outstanding interior lineman in college football!
Congrats to @peneisewell58 on being named the @outlandtrophy winner! #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/LYK6vaHXxu
— Oregon Football (@oregonfootball) December 13, 2019
The true sophomore is the first Oregon player to ever win the Outland Trophy, and the first Polynesian born player to win the award as well.
Sewell was Pro Football Focus’ top-graded offensive lineman in the nation with an overall grade of 95.9. His 95.5 run-block grade also topped the country while his 92.2 pass-blocking grade ranked second. He was also the PFF’s PAC-12 Player of the Year.