Indiana's Jammie Kirlew, Michigan's Zoltan Mesko, Minnesota's Eric Decker and Penn State's Sean Lee were among the 30 candidates announced today for the 2009 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior in the Football Bowl Subdivision and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence - classroom, character, community and competition. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in SchoolTM, the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positiveimpact as leaders in their communities. This marks the second year for the football division of the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. In 2008, Ohio State linebacker James Laurinaitis took home the inaugural football award.