Jan. 17, 2012
Vote For Finalists From Jan. 15 to Jan. 22 at Facebook
Voting for the finals of the All-Star Performances of the Year opened today, Intersport announced. Auburn's Corey Lemonier is a finalist for the Defensive Performance of the Year after winning week six for his six tackles, two sacks, three tackles for-a-loss and four QB hurries in a 17-6 win over Florida. Lemonier is competing against 17 other weekly defensive winners from this season's competition. The winners will be announced during the All-Star Football Challenge special, airing Super Bowl Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
Lemonier also joins all the top weekly vote-getters from the quarterback, running back and receiver categories. Fan voting will decide one winner from each category, which will be named All-Star Performance of the Year. Finals voting ends Sunday, January 22.
All-Star Performances of the Year is a four-month competition that lets fans determine which individual performances reign supreme during the 2011 college football season. To learn more about any of these incredible performances and to vote for any of the finalists, visit www.Facebook.com/AllStarFootball. Fans can vote as often as they would like in each category and can share their vote with Facebook friends.
In addition to recognizing the season's top performances, the All-Star Football Challenge will feature college football's biggest stars in a live skills challenge. In the 13-year history of the event, 41 first-round NFL draft picks have participated in the All-Star Football Challenge. Past participants include Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Santana Moss, Vince Young, Vernon Davis, Donovan McNabb, Edgerrin James, and many others.
The All-Star Football Challenge will re-air on ESPN on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 4:30 p.m. ET and Sunday, Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m. ET.