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Four Gators up for five national awards tonight



Four Florida football players are finalist for five national awards which will be presented tonight.

The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards will be held tonight at the Walt Disney World Resort in  Lake Buena Vista.

Junior CB Joe Haden is a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award for best defensive back. Senior LB Brandon Spikes is a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award, given to best defensive player.

Punter Chas Henry is up for the Ray Guy Award, given to the best punter.

And senior QB Tim Tebow is a finalist for the Maxwell Award (all-around player) and the Davey O'Brien Award (best quarterback).

The show will be televised live on ESPN at 7 p.m. A red carpet show can be seen live at 6 p.m. on ESPNU, and after the show at 9 p.m.

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:31pm]


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