Dec. 21, 2011
North Carolina senior linebacker Zach Brown was named the recipient of the 2011 Elite Linebacker Trophy, announced Wednesday by College Football Performance Awards. Brown was a first-team All-ACC selection this year and compiled a team-high 91 tackles. He added 11.5 tackles for loss, 6 quarterback hurries, 3 forced fumbles, and 2 interceptions. Brown was named a Team MVP at the 2011 senior football banquet.
North Carolina will face Missouri in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET on December 26th in Shreveport, La.