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Alabama sees pair of defensive backs named to 2023 Lott Trophy watch list

Alabama CB Kool-Aid McKinstry (#1) intercepts a pass during 2022 matchup against Austin Peay at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
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Alabama saw a pair of defensive backs named to the Lott Trophy watch list on Friday.

Included on the watch list were junior cornerback Kool-Aid McKinstry and senior safety Malachi Moore who are two of 42 players named to the list.

Moore has appeared in a total of 39 games in his career at Alabama recording 91 total tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 12 pass deflections and four interceptions.

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McKinstry, who is expected to be one of the top defensive back prospects in next years NFL Draft, has appeared in 21 games while recording 61 total tackles, three tackles for loss, 16 pass deflections and two interceptions.

The Lott Trophy is annually awarded to the Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year, who is someone that has the greatest impact both on and off the field. The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation describes IMPACT as integrity, maturity, performance, academics, community and tenacity.

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