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LSU safety Grant Delpit has won the Jim Thorpe Award as the best defensive back in college football.

Delpit is the third Tiger to win the award. He beat out Ohio State’s Jeffrey Okudah and Georgia’s JR Reed for the honor.

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Congrats Grant, you deserve it!
Reply1 month
Congrats, knew it was there, just glad the rest of the nation believe the same.
Reply1 month
Need you to make some big plays in the next two games! Congrats and stay hungry!
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Am I crazy? He just didn’t look that great out there this year. Way more impact plays last year
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Shut it
1 month
No you're not crazy. I feel Jeffrey Okudah is better but they're both pretty good.
1 month
Also, not a lot of AMAZING defense this year as a whole. Most offenses were putting up huge scores all season.
1 month
This has to be the best awards night for any 1 team in history of CFB huh?
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Am I don’t recall anything like this. Wait till Saturday l
1 month
The SEC had him on the second team.dollars make more sense
Reply1 month
Of all the Indy awards this is the one I was most unsure of whether he’d get it but was the one award I wanted the most for GD
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Guys we have entered the golden age, finish it off kids. And let’s roll
Reply1 month
Booyow !!
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What a time to be a Tiger Fan!!!!
Reply1 month
Way to go Grant!!!
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