Chadron State running back Glen Clinton is a national finalist for the 2013 Harlon Hill Trophy as the NCAA Division II College Football Player of the Year. Clinton is the first finalist from Chadron State College since Danny Woodhead won his second consecutive Harlon Hill Trophy in 2007.
Clinton was the 2013 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Player of the Year and helped lead the Eagles to an 8-3 record and a second place finish in the conference. He rushed for 1,518 yards to lead the RMAC by over 380 yards and he gained 1,923 all-purpose yards, which is 660 more yards than any other player in the league. He also ranks high nationally. He’s ranked 10th in rushing yards and rushing yards per game and he’s 14th in all-purpose yardage.
Clinton is the second-leading rusher in CSC history with 4,656 yards and just the second player in school history to gain over 6,000 all-purpose yards.
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The finalists were selected by sports information directors in regional voting and will now be placed on the national ballot where all 168 D-II football SIDs will select the winner. National voting concludes on Dec. 7 and the top three finishers will be invited to Florence, Ala., for the presentation banquet.
The winner of the 2013 award, which is presented by the National Harlon Hill Award Committee, will be announced at the 28th annual Harlon Hill Trophy Presentation Banquet on Friday, Dec. 20 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center.
This year’s Hill Trophy Banquet will also include the 54th induction into the Division II Football Hall of Fame.
|Luke Charles, QB||6-1||215||Sr.||UNC-Pembroke||Murphy, N.C.|
|Glen Clinton, TB||5-10||200||Sr.||Chadron State||Cody, Wyo.|
|Bo Cordell, QB||6-0||205||Sr.||Tusculum||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Franklyn Quiteh, RB||5-9||206||Sr.||Bloomsburg||Tobyhanna, Penn.|
|Kevin Rodgers, QB||6-3||215||Jr.||Henderson State||Rockwall, Texas|
|Tyler Tonderum, RB||5-10||191||Jr.||Southwest Minnesota||Armstrong, Iowa|
|Dustin Vaughn, QB||6-5||220||Sr.||West Texas A&M||Corpus Christi, Texas|
|Rondell White, RB||5-10||185||Sr.||West Chester||West Chester, Penn.|
|Jon Wolf, QB||6-4||230||Sr.||Minnesota State-Mankato||Oak Forest, Ill.|