TUA TAGOVAILOA NOMINATED FOR POLYNESIAN COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Alabama junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was named a finalist for the 2019 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award by the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame, it was announced on Tuesday.

Tagovailoa finished the regular season as the national leader in passing efficiency (206.90) and was seventh in completion percentage, going 180-of-252. He totaled 2,840 passing yards before his injury to rank 13th in the country.

Tagovailoa, who is the 2018 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award winner, is up against Bradlee Anae (Utah), Julian Blackmon (Utah), A.J. Epenesa (Iowa) and Penei Sewell (Oregon).

The award winner will be announced on December 17.

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