Iupati begins his third season as a starter for the Vandals, although he missed the first two games of the 2008 season as he recovered from off-season shoulder surgery.
"He'll be one of the top linemen in the country," coach Robb Akey said. "He's a fantastic leader, very physical and a tremendous person."
Iupati, 6-foot-6 and 330 pounds, moved to the
The Outland Trophy, presented annually since 1946, is the third oldest award in major college football. The winner of the Outland Trophy, named after the late John Outland, an All-America lineman at Penn and
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