The award recognizes the Division 1-A football player who epitomizes the student-athlete who conducts himself as a faith model in the community, in the classroom, and on the field. Nominees must have a 3.0 or higher grade point average as well.
Other finalists are Grayling Love, Arizona State, and Ben Obomanu, Auburn. The award is named for Florida State University football coach Bobby Bowden.
D.J. Shockley is in his final season at Georgia.
ATHENS - University of Georgia senior quarterback D.J. Shockley has been named one of three finalists for the Bobby Bowden Award presented annually by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.