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Oklahoma’s Ikard wins Wuerffel Trophy

By BRANDON WALKER - NWF Daily News | 850-315-4476 |@BrandonWnwfdn       bwalker@nwfdailynews.com NEW YORK — A whirlwind 48 hours for Oklahoma offensive lineman Gabe Ikard ended with one of the biggest honors of his storied Sooners’ career. 2013 Wuerffel Trophy Winner Gabe Ikard of Oklahoma addressing the guests at [...]

“You Can’t Hide Character” – Coach Mike Ditka discusses the Wuerffel Trophy PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

Coach Mike Ditka on the sideline for the New Orleans Saints (photo courtesy of The Baton Rouge Advocate) “Retiring” from the game to become a NFL analyst doesn’t mean you slow down.  At least not for Pro Football Hall of Famer, Mike Ditka. “I’m leaving tomorrow to go [...]

June 3rd, 2013|By Tom Brassell, Podcasts|

Geaux Wuerffel! – A Day at LSU with 2 Coaching Greats

It was a quiet May afternoon on the campus of LSU, at least for the students.  Final exams. A bit busier at the Football Operations Center where two Tiger legends, Head Coach Les Miles and former Basketball Coach Dale Brown, were scheduled to talk about a topic they have in [...]

May 25th, 2013|By Tom Brassell|

Nothing More Important!

For the past 8 years, each February I have been coming to Northwest Florida to attend two banquets.  One you are familiar with, The Wuerffel Trophy presentation at the All Sports Association Banquet.  The other you may not know, has become as big a part of the yearly visit to [...]

May 21st, 2013|By Rudy Niswanger|

Wildcat Called to Serve – Corey Peters – PODCAST

At 6’3”, 301 lbs, Corey Peters has slowed down many a running back.  74 career tackles and 4 sacks in his first 3 seasons as an Atlanta Falcon is proof of that. But, there is one thing that Peters is unable to slow down.  He cannot stop his willingness to [...]

May 14th, 2013|Podcasts|

One Morning, Two Legends, Plus Winning & Wuerffel

As golfers on the neighboring fairway passed by one divot at a time, the All-time Winningest Coach in Division One football history answered our myriad of questions one smile at a time. Coach Bobby Bowden discussing sustaining success. Everything from “How have you been?” to “How’s the golf [...]

May 7th, 2013|By Elton Gumbel - 180 Communications|

You know when you are part of something special

By: Bob Sheridan of Herff Jones Bob Sheridan and Pete Slamkowski of Herff Jones (middle) with 2008 Wuerffel Trophy Winner Tim Tebow and Danny Wuerffel College football brings out the very best in our country’s young men. Many of us can recite tales of the excellence that occurs [...]

March 28th, 2013|About the Wuerffel Trophy|

Matt’s Moment – Barkley Accepts 2012 Wuerffel Trophy

It is 1,862 miles from the University of Southern California campus to the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.  But Matt Barkley couldn't have felt more at home in February.  It wasn't that the beach was like he was accustomed to in California.  He was with his [...]

March 28th, 2013|Wuerffel Trophy Presentation|

Tom Brassell named Executive Director of Wuerffel Trophy

Mr. Tom Brassell named Executive Director of Wuerffel Trophy January 28, 2013 FORT WALTON BEACH — The Wuerffel Trophy Board of Directors announces that Tom Brassell has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Wuerffel Trophy effective today. Tom has been a member of the Wuerffel Trophy's Board of [...]

January 28th, 2013|Press Releases|

USC’s Matt Barkley Named Winner of 2012 Wuerffel Trophy

By BRANDON WALKER 315-4476 | @BrandonWnwfdn bwalker@nwfdailynews.com To the surprise of no one, USC quarterback Matt Barkley is on track to be a top pick in April’s NFL Draft. To Barkley’s surprise, he has also been chosen as the top pick of eight finalists for the 2012 Wuerffel Trophy, an [...]

December 4th, 2012|Press Releases|
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