Hiller and Shackelford Inspire Our Area’s Youth

D.T. Shackelford (back row w/ cap) and Tim Hiller (far right 2nd row from back) pose with Okaloosa Walton FCA Leadership Camp attendees One of the duties of being a Wuerffel Trophy recipient is returning each February to welcome the new winner to the family. One of the [...]

2017-08-17T13:43:33+00:00 August 17th, 2017|About the Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Front and Center – Coach Darlington

Photo TyDarlington.Wordpress.com By: Ty Darlington, TyDarlington.wordpress.com This wasn’t the plan. It wasn’t even Plan B…Or Plan C…Or D… Or E. It wasn’t a possible outcome… At least not in my mind. But God had other plans. And in typical God-fashion, His Plan ended up being far better for [...]

2017-08-03T09:41:04+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|By Ty Darlington|

Dart Container’s Partnership with the Wuerffel Trophy

Dart Container Corporation's Michael Bradley, Phil Hakim and Kevin Myers with 2016 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient Trevor Knight By: Kevin Myers, Vice President of Sales, Consumer Products We are excited about the approaching college football season and the partnership between the Wuerffel Trophy and Dart Container Corporation’s Solo brand [...]

2017-08-08T09:21:06+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|By Kevin Myers|

Trevor Knight Adjusting to Life in the NFL

2016 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient Understands His Role with the Arizona Cardinals By: Andrew Vailliencourt, The Republic | azcentral.com Arizona Cardinals Blaine Gabbert, left, Trevor Knight, A.Q. Shipley and Carson Palmer wait their turn during practice at University of Phoenix Stadium, Friday, July 28, 2017. (Photo: Tom Tingle/azcentral sports) Trevor [...]

2017-08-02T11:00:21+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Home|

Dr. Tom Lally, Walter Camp Football Foundation – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

Joe Theismann with Dr. Tom Lally (photo Dr. Tom Lally) Get ready for a unique history lesson! We recently caught up with our good friend Dr. Tom Lally from the Walter Camp Football Foundation and had a fantastic conversation on the history of college football and the influence [...]

2017-07-24T15:49:05+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Home, Podcasts|

Alabama’s Minkah Fitzpatrick Has Built Friendship with Young Boy Battling Cancer

By: Matt Zenitz - AL.com The doorbell rang. Antonella Tripiciano was expecting it. Her son, Nico Oneto, wasn't. Photo Vasha Hunt - AL.com A week after Nico returned home from his latest extended hospital stay, a surprise awaited the 10-year old. Tripiciano turned to Nico and said, "You [...]

2017-07-18T15:03:15+00:00 June 28th, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Georgia’s Jeb Blazevich Finds His Niche Off the Field

Georgia TE Jeb Blazevich (photo DawgNation.com) By: Tori McElhaney - DawgNation.com Tight end Jeb Blazevich has been around Georgia football for a long time – 39 games with 33 starts to be exact. And yet, the senior tight end is still searching for his role in Jim Chaney’s offense. [...]

2017-06-28T10:13:38+00:00 June 28th, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy|

Maryland’s Adam Greene Spearheading Community Service Efforts

Photo UMDTerps.com By: Lily Blum – Media Relations Student Assistant - umdterps.com Being a student-athlete gives those lucky enough to represent their university a platform to discuss important issues, especially those that sometimes don't always get the attention they deserve or need. Uplifting Athletes gives student-athletes that much [...]

2017-06-21T10:11:19+00:00 June 21st, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy|

UNC’s Austin Proehl Motivated By Friend He Met During Hospital Visit

By: Madeline Coleman - DailyTarHeel.com Austin Proehl sat across from Joel Poe, a 60 year old bone marrow cancer patient he met during a hospital visit with the North Carolina football team. The once barren walls were decorated in Carolina blue pictures and posters — a single UNC blanket draped across [...]

2017-06-02T10:48:35+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Stanford’s Harrison Phillips Dedicated to Studies, Sports and Inspiring Kids

Harrison Phillips (Image credit: L.A. Cicero) By: Kathleen Sullivan news.stanford.edu As a child, Harrison Phillips remembers accompanying his father to a construction site where volunteers from Habitat for Humanity of Omaha helped a family build a new home. He was a pint-sized “gofer” on the site with an [...]

2017-06-02T10:19:45+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy|
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