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Alabama football starting quarterback Bryce Young is a finalist for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award.
The award goes to the most outstanding college football player who also demonstrates the qualities of self-discipline, unselfish team play, desire to excel, mature judgement and respect for leadership. It is voted on by every FBS head coach and sports information director and is to be announced on Dec. 9 during the Home Depot College Football Awards show.
This season Young has thrown for 3,901 yards, 40 touchdowns and four interceptions on a 68.9% completion rate. He ranks second nationally and first in the SEC with passing touchdowns. He ranks fifth in passing efficiency at 177 and fourth in points responsible for with 260.
The other finalist are Georgia's Jordan Davis, Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson, Pittsburgh's Kenny Pickett and Michigan State's Kenneth Walker III. Previous Alabama winners include Derrick Henry in 2015, Tua Tagovailoa in 2018 and DeVonta Smith in 2020.
This article originally appeared on The Tuscaloosa News: Bryce Young named finalist for Walter Camp Player of the Year