Defensive Player of the Week: Robert Lester

Written by Will Spencer on September 29, 2010


Robert Lester


Position: FS School: Alabama
Height: 6’2" Weight: 206 lbs
Class: RS-Sophomore 40 time: -.–




Redshirt sophomore safety Robert Lester of Alabama is this week’s Bronko Nagurski Defensive Player of the Week. Lester was instrumental in Alabama’s come from behind road win against SEC rival, Arkansas. Lester racked up seven tackles and two interceptions in the victory. His second interception was returned to the Arkansas 12 yard line, leading to the game winning touchdown for Alabama.



The Bronko Nagurski Trophy will be presented to the best defensive player in college football on Dec. 6. Last year, Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh was the recipient of the end of season award.

Will Spencer

Will is the founder and President of Draft Breakdown & has been scouting draft prospects since 2002. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including the USA Today Draft Preview Magazine, the official website of the Baltimore Ravens, Ravens Insider and The Orange and Brown Report. Will has previous playing experience as a defensive end in the AFA, is currently a member of the Football Writers Association of America and graduated from the SMWW Football Scouting course in 2009. See all posts by Will Spencer.