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Hawkeyes Welsh on Rimington Watch List

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Iowa junior offensive lineman Sean Welsh has been named to the 2016 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List. The Rimington Trophy is presented annually to the most outstanding center in NCAA Division I college football.

Welsh started all 14 games a year ago, including the 2016 Rose Bowl. Welsh started 12 contests at guard and two at tackle. During spring practice, the Springboro, Ohio, native shifted to center.

Welsh was honorable mention all-Big Ten conference in 2015. Behind Welsh and the offensive line, the Hawkeye rushing attack totaled 2,544 yards and 35 touchdowns in 14 games, including 294 yards and five scores in a victory at Northwestern.

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