Daniell Orcutt Named Wendy’s High School Heisman Winner

By: Josh Hyber - NWF Daily News Daniel Orcutt wasn’t supposed to, but between all the ceremonies, tours, meet and greets and plane rides he’s had in the past couple of days, the Fort Walton Beach High School senior couldn’t help but crash in his New York City hotel room [...]

December 11th, 2016|Friends of the Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

View the Photos From College Football’s Awards Week

Photos from the week of the announcement Trevor Knight as the 2016 Wuerffel Trophy recipient in New York City on December 6 and The Home Depot College Football Awards Show from the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta on December 7-8.  

December 11th, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy|

Trevor Knight Named 2016 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

NEW YORK (Dec. 6, 2016) – Texas A&M University quarterback, Trevor Knight was named the 2016 Wuerffel Trophy recipient at the National Football Foundation’s Annual Awards ceremonies press conference at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City today by the award’s namesake, Heisman Trophy winner and College Football Hall of [...]

December 6th, 2016|About the Wuerffel Trophy, Home, Press Releases|

Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2016 Finalists

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Nov. 21, 2016 — The Wuerffel Trophy announces the three finalists for the 2016 Wuerffel Trophy, known as “College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service,” which is presented annually by the All Sports Association in Fort Walton Beach. Trevor Knight - Texas A&M (photo [...]

November 21st, 2016|About the Wuerffel Trophy|

Niswanger and Wuerffel Trophy Visit Northwestern State

View from the press box at Turpin Stadium at Northwestern State University of Louisiana (photo Wuerffel Trophy) By: Doug Ireland - NSUDemons.com Rudy Niswanger speaks to the Demon football team in the Ready Room at NSU Fieldhouse (photo NSUDemons.com) The scoreboard on Saturdays hasn’t been kind [...]

November 10th, 2016|About the Wuerffel Trophy|

Mark Richt, Steve Spurrier to Headline All Sports Banquet Week

By:  Seth Stringer - NWF Daily News The names are admittedly big. Paul “Bear” Bryant, Bobby Bowden, Nick Saban, Steve Spurrier, Lou Holtz and Joe Paterno have all graced the stage of the All Sports Association Banquet, a combined 1,786 wins and 17 national titles are shared between the coaches. [...]

November 9th, 2016|Press Releases|

MEDIA RELEASE – Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2016 Semifinalists

For Immediate Release FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Nov. 3, 2016 — The Wuerffel Trophy announces the eleven semifinalists for the 2016 Wuerffel Trophy, known as “College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service,” which is presented annually by the All Sports Association in Fort Walton Beach. “Once again, this year [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Press Releases|

Pitt Linebacker Mike Caprara is World-Class Missionary

By Jenn Menendez / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh's Mike Caprara in action against the Villanova Wildcats   Credit: Jeffrey Gamza/Pitt Athletics The life-altering trip began when a small airplane touched down on a dirt runway on the northern coast of Haiti. A ride to an orphanage in the flatbed [...]

October 25th, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Media Release – 2016 Wuerffel Trophy Nominees

For Immediate Release Wuerffel Trophy Announces Record Number of Nominations for 2016 94 Players Considered for College Football’s Top Community Service Award FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Oct. 19, 2016 — The Wuerffel Trophy announces its list of nominees with a record number of 94 players from college football’s Football [...]

October 20th, 2016|Press Releases|

From Player Bibles to a Gift Toward Miami’s Indoor Facility, Mark Richt’s Gifts Have Impacted His Team

By: Christy Cabrera Chirinos - Sun Sentinel Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt has never shied away from professing his faith. Those who know him best say it's part of what defines him and whether it's at a press conference, a team meeting, or during his weekly visits with youth football players [...]

October 3rd, 2016|Press Releases|
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