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In this Sept. 1, 2016, photo, Utah defensive end Hunter Dimick, left, sacks Southern Utah quarterback Tannon Pedersen (10) during a game in Salt Lake City.

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University of Utah football player and Syracuse High alumnus Hunter Dimick was announced Tuesday as a recipient of the Pac-12 Conference’s Tom Hansen Medal.

The Tom Hansen Conference Medal is awarded annually to each Pac-12’s member institution’s outstanding senior male and female student-athlete. It is based on the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership.

Dimick, currently a under a free-agent contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, earned All-America and first-team All-Pac-12 honors as a senior after a standout career as a four-year starting defensive end.

He graduated as Utah’s career record-holder for sacks (29.5) and his 44.5 career tackles for loss ranks third all-time at Utah. He ranked third in the nation in sacks (14.5) and sacks per game (1.12).

Dimick earned a degree in communication and was a 2016 Academic All-American.

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