National Football League - Former Grand Valley State standout Matthew Judon to be selected for the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl. Judon was one of the 12 members of the Baltimore Ravens to be selected to the Pro-bowl, tying an NFL record.
With two regular-season games remaining for the Ravens (12-2) , the West Bloomfield, Mich. native has posted a career-high 8.5 sacks, and three forced fumbles for one of the top Defenses in the NFL.
While at Grand Valley, Judon was named a consensus 2016 D2 Defensive Player of the Year and the 2016 Gene Upshaw Award winner as the top lineman in the country, turned in a record-setting season for the Lakers on the gridiron. He led all of college football, regardless of division, in QB sacks with 21 (-127). In addition, Judon set a GVSU single-season record for QB sacks (21), tackles for loss with 23.5 (-134) and his 81 total tackles was a GVSU single-season record for a defensive lineman. Judon tallied a TFL in 10 games and QB sack nine games during the 2015 campaign. Judon finished his career as the all-time leader in career QB sacks at GVSU with 34 and sixth in TFL (51.5), while recording 204 tackles, 11 pass deflections and eight forced fumbles. Grand Valley State won its ninth NCAA Regional crown since 2001 during the 2015 campaign and advanced to the NCAA DII National semifinals for the second time in the last three years and the ninth time in school history.
The 2020 Pro Bowl will be the National Football League's all-star game for the 2019 NFL season. It will be played on January 26, 2020 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida and will be televised nationally by ESPN. Since the Pro Bowl moved to Orlando for the 2016 season, the AFC has dominated the game, winning all three contests. The game was played in Honolulu at Aloha Stadium from 1979 through 2015, except the 2009 and 2014 seasons (played in Miami and Glendale, Arizona, respectively).