“Not About Us” – A Night to Remember

Miramar Beach, Fla. – It most certainly was a night to remember.  Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The night that the Wuerffel Trophy Official Welcome Reception and Dinner was held and by all accounts was deemed an instant success. Tony Neely, Marc Hill, Dick [...]

2018-03-02T08:04:20+00:00 February 28th, 2018|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Herff Jones Helps “Ring In” Presentation Week

Barrett Jones receives his Wuerffel Trophy ring from Herff Jones' Sarah McDonald (photo Lynnette Jay) Longtime Wuerffel Trophy supporter Herff Jones was once again a huge part of the Wuerffel Trophy celebration and the All Sports Association Awards Banquet on February 15th and 16th. As they have done [...]

2018-02-26T13:01:55+00:00 February 26th, 2018|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

All Sports Award Winners – A Talented Group

All Sports Association Award Winners pose with keynote speaker Herm Edwards (photo Lynnette Jay) By:  Seth Stringer - NWF Daily News OKALOOSA ISLAND — The speeches ran the gamut. Courtney Love and Danny Wuerffel share a few moments at VIP reception at Harry T's Lighhouse (photo Lynnette [...]

2018-02-26T11:08:03+00:00 February 26th, 2018|By Seth Stringer - NWF Daily News, Home|

Drue Tranquill – Notre Dame – Linebacker

Academics A mechanical engineering major and 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-American, Tranquill has a 3.73 grade-point average and has been named to the University’s Dean’s List in three of his six semesters at Notre Dame. He was the first Notre Dame player to receive Academic All-America honors since Corey [...]

2017-11-27T09:39:07+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Semifinalist Spotlight|

Harrison Phillips – Stanford University – Defensive Line

  Academics Double major -Science, Tech. and Society & Sociology 2016 All-Pac-12 honorable mention 2016 Pac-12 All-Academic first team Athletics 3 year starter 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list 2016 All-Pac-12 honorable mention 2016 Phil Steele All-Pac-12 preseason second team 2015 Phil Steele All-Pac-12 preseason fourth team Community Service [...]

2017-11-14T11:47:25+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

A.J. Cole, III – North Carolina State University – Punter

  Academics ACC Academic Honor Roll as a freshman and sophomore Named to the Dean's List four times Enrolled in an advanced bachelor's degree program (taking undergrad and graduate classes at the same time) Will earn his undergrad and master's degrees in just four-and-half years College of Engineering [...]

2017-11-15T08:44:34+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

Brent Stockstill – Middle Tennessee State University – Quarterback

Academics Named to Dean's List each semester at MT Named to 2016 C-USA All-Academic Team Named a 2017 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports-Scholar Award winner Earned the Terry Whiteside Award for excellence in academics, football, strength training, community service and campus activities Earned the team's Sophomore Academic Award Named [...]

2017-11-14T11:38:37+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

“First and Forever” – Bob Casciola and Jon Land – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

Wuerffel Trophy National Selection Committee Member Bob Casciola (photo National Football Foundation) Bob Casciola has had quite a life in the game of football.  Deep and broad, he's seen it all. We first met Bob 13 years ago when he became a national selection committee member of the [...]

2017-11-14T19:29:30+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Podcasts|

Courtney Love – University of Kentucky – Linebacker

Academics Named to the 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll Graduated in May of 2017 with a degree in community and leadership development Currently working on a second degree in communications Serves as one of UK football’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representatives for the second straight seasons Athletics One [...]

2017-11-14T11:40:33+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|

Gabe Brandner – Duke University – Offensive Line

Academics Academic All-District III, 1st team, 2015, All-ACC Academic Football Team, 2015All-ACC Academic Football Team, 2016 - NOTE: To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career. The league [...]

2017-11-14T11:40:57+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Home, Semifinalist Spotlight|
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