After tallying more votes than Green Bay’s Clay Matthews, The Pittsburgh Steelers‘ Troy Polamalu was awarded the Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year award. Ever since entering the NFL in 2003, Polamalu has done nothing but wreak havoc on NFL offenses. His trademark hair which he dawns represents his Samoan heritage has become iconic throughout the media and the league. Though Polamalu has had better statistical years, his impact on the field this year on the defensive end was unmatched. Check out this amazing “flying sack” video below against the Titans during this past NFL season, and you’ll see why Troy Polamalu deserved this prestigious award.