College Football Hall of Fame – John Stephenson – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

Just celebrating its one year anniversary in Atlanta, John Stephenson of the College Football Hall of Fame was kind enough to join us on the Wuerffel Trophy podcast. John Stephenson demonstrates the interactive wall at the College Football Hall of Fame John describes to us how the Hall [...]

August 27th, 2015|Podcasts|

Herff Jones and Wuerffel Trophy Keep on Dancing

Renowned national awards company and Wuerffel Trophy extend relationship through 2026 Back in the 1970’s, Houston Oilers coach Bum Phillips was known for his quotes like a modern day Yogi Berra. One of his best lines was, "Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half." On [...]

August 26th, 2015|By Wuerffel Trophy|

“Wuerffel’s Way” to premiere on ESPN August 28

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The SEC Network unveiled five new football-related SEC Storied documentaries slated to run in September. Produced by ESPN Films – creator of the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning 30 for 30 series – the documentaries will debut on five consecutive Tuesday evenings throughout September at 9 p.m. ET/8 [...]

August 19th, 2015|By ESPN|

Sudfeld Gains Perspective in Africa

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- In Bloomington, Nate Sudfeld is the quarterback. He's a rising senior. A leader. A player who's focused on leading Indiana football back to a bowl game for the first time since 2007. But on a service trip to Africa, Sudfeld was "Okello," meaning "follower of twins." Other [...]

August 19th, 2015||

“Strive” – Tim Hiller – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

2009 Wuerffel Trophy Winner Tim Hiller We recently spent a few minutes catching up with 2009 Wuerffel Trophy recipient Tim Hiller from Western Michigan. Tim shared with us how he found his passion for football at an early age.  It might surprise you who got him motivated. He [...]

August 19th, 2015|By Wuerffel Trophy, Podcasts|

“Delaney” – Emotions flow during ESPN 30 for 30 Short screening

NATCHITOCHES, LA – At 7:17 p.m. Tuesday, the lights dimmed at Magale Recital Hall on the Northwestern State campus, beginning a roller-coaster ride of emotions. Although the ESPN 30 for 30 short film "Delaney" – which was shown in an advanced screening – lasted approximately 20 minutes, it segued into [...]

August 7th, 2015|By Jason Pugh -|

Strive: Life is Short, Pursue What Matters

Tim Hiller was in the throes of NFL training camp striving for a prized spot on the Indianapolis Colts' roster, when six words abruptly changed his course: “We have to let you go.” Like Tim, we are all striving for something every minute of the day, everyday―career aspirations, social status, [...]

August 6th, 2015|By Tim Hiller - 2009 Wuerffel Trophy Winner|

The Home Depot College Football Awards Preview Show Airs on Saturday

In advance of the 2015 college football season, The Home Depot College Football Awards Preview Show will air on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 12 p.m. ET on ESPNU. Host Anish Shroff and analyst Kevin Carter will highlight the watch lists of nine of the most prestigious accolades in college football. [...]

August 6th, 2015|By ESPNU|

30th All Sports Golf Tournament was something “Special”

Tim Brando took his wife, Terri, by Aunt Martha's Bed and Breakfast where he stayed while in town for the Fish Fry. As the 30th Annual All Sports Association Golf Tournament came to a close, the biggest cheers weren’t for the winners of the 3 flights in the [...]

August 6th, 2015|By Wuerffel Trophy|
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