Easley, a senior from
Easley has also been named to the 2013 Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Outland Trophy watch lists. Additionally, he is on the Athlon Sports 2013 Preseason All-SEC Team and Phil Steele's 2013 Preseason All-SEC Team.
Eligibility for the Rotary Lombardi Award is limited to down linemen, end-to-end, either on offense or defense, who set up no farther than 10 yards to the left or right of the ball, or linebackers who set up no farther than five yards deep from the line of scrimmage. The candidates earned a place on the preliminary watch list by earning All-American honors, being named to their respective all-conference teams or receiving 2013 pre-season honors. The Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List will be updated prior to the start of the 2013 season in order to identify other players who have received significant pre-season honors. The 44th Rotary Lombardi Award will be held on