The Wuerffel Trophy is presented by the All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach, Florida to the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement.

2014 Wuerffel Trophy Presentation Video

 

Utah's Kenneth Scott - Pressure No Match For Purpose

His mother couldn’t walk. Needles of pain shot through her every time she took a step. Her limbs started to swell as she sat in the back seat of the car. So Kenneth Scott took his mother on his back. He carried her up a flight of stairs and lowered her into bed. He was by her side for days, when she didn’t eat, when she tried to make the hurt vanish with pain pills. Latricia Banks went to the hospital in the end, where she very nearly lost the healthy kidney she waited 17 years to get. This episode, during a 2011 family trip to Fresno, Calif., was just one pothole along the difficult road of Scott’s life, one filled with anxiety and learning to cope....

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UK's Foster Changes Boy's Life Foever

Landon Foster did everything he could to shake the pesky boy following him around as he delivered bags of food to lepers in Ethiopia. “Mom, they’re pushy here,” Tina Foster recalled her son telling her of the people around him on his service trip with fellow members of the University of Kentucky football team. Tina replied simply: “They’re desperate, Landon.”

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Herff Jones and Wuerffel Trophy Keep On Dancing

Herff Jones and the Wuerffel Trophy have been dancing for the last 9 years. Back in 2006, the renowned national awards company joined forces with college football’s newest award as it saw something special in the Wuerffel Trophy. A decade later, both parties are happy to announce that the dance has just started. The two will continue to do so for another 10 years, through the year 2026.

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