Brock Bowers named 2022 John Mackey Award finalist
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Brock Bowers named 2022 John Mackey Award finalist

Brock Bowers
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UGA football sophomore Brock Bowers has been named a finalist for the 2022 John Mackey Award, The Friends of John Mackey have announced.

The John Mackey Award is given annually to the nation’s most outstanding collegiate tight end.

Other finalists for the 2022 John Mackey Award include Sam LaPorta of the Iowa Hawkeyes and Michael Mayer of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

The winner of the 2022 John Mackey Award will be announced on Thursday, December 8 and presented at The Home Depot College Football Awards Show live on ESPN.

Brock Bowers, who hails from Napa, Calif., has started all 12 games for the Bulldogs this season and has caught 46 passes for 645 yards and five touchdowns. Bowers has also rushed six times for 93 yards and three touchdowns.

The Bulldogs’ are next scheduled to face the 14th-ranked LSU Tigers in the 2022 SEC Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. The game will be televised by CBS at 4:00pm ET.

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