WKU DB Jonathan Dowling on Thorpe Award watch list

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 12, 2013 at 4:57 pm •  Published: July 12, 2013
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Western Kentucky senior Jonathan Dowling is on the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award given to the nation's top defensive back.

A transfer from Florida, the 6-foot-3, 198-pound Dowling had a team-high six interceptions and 68 tackles in his first season with the Hilltoppers en route to becoming a first-team all-Sun Belt Conference selection.

One of two conference players on the Thorpe list, Dowling joins teammates Andrew Jackson (Bronko Nagurski, Bednarik), Antonio Andrews (Paul Hornung, Maxwell) and Sean Conway (Rimington) under consideration for national awards.



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