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Suh, Ndamukong ,
Ndamukong Suh played high school football and basketball for Portland's Grant high school. He excelled as a defensive lineman, and was the state's most decorated high school football player his senior year. His high school football honors included selection as a Parade All-American, 2004 PIL Defensive Player of the Year, First Team All-State (4A), and a 4 star rating by Rivals.com. He was awarded an athletic scholarship to play defensive line at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

He was the most dominant defensive lineman in college football his senior year and among his many honors were:

Associated Press College Football Player of the Year
Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Chuck Bednarik Award
Lombardi Award
Outland Trophy
Heisman Trophy finalist (4th)
Consensus First Team All-American
Consensus First Team All-Big 12
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year

During his college career he had 214 tackles, 24 sacks, 4 interceptions and 2 touchdowns. In 2010, he was drafted in the first round, second overall by the Detroit Lions in the NFL draft. His Rookie year was sensational with the following honors:

2011 Pro Bowl
Associated Press Rookie of the Year
Sporting News and Pro Football Weekly Rookie of the Year
Sporting News and PFW/PFWA All-Pro
Associated Press All-Pro
2010 NFL Alumni Defensive Lineman of the Year

Prepared September 30, 2011