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|

WMU Looks To Servant Leader in Rivalry Game

By Jack Doles - woodtv.com KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Western Michigan University will lean on its team leader Saturday in keeping its perfect season alive in Mount Pleasant. Zach Terrell in Action (photo Zimbio) Broncos Coach P.J. Fleck is 2-1 against arch rival Central Michigan University. [...]

October 3rd, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Wolfpack’s Adams Finds Friend Mentoring 3rd Grader

By: Tom Shanahan - FootballMatters.org, an initiative for the National Football Foundation Courtesy NC State Athletics Back in 2015, Tony Adams and his North Carolina State teammates were wrapping up spring drills when he was asked to meet with a Raleigh first-grader. The kid, Nayquan Clark, was exceptionally [...]

September 29th, 2016|By Tom Shanahan - Football Matters, Home|

Tennessee Dobbs Inspires 5th Grader to be Brave

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – An East Tennessee fifth grader shared a special connection with University of Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs. Riley Ripley is a huge University of Tennessee fan and Dobbs is her favorite. She says it is because he is a great person on and off the field and shows [...]

September 27th, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy|

FSU’s Eberle Named to AFCA Good Works Team

FSU's Alec Eberle (photo courtesy Tallahassee.com) Florida State redshirt sophomore center Alec Eberle was one of 12 FBS players named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the organization announced Thursday morning. The Mechanicsville, Va., native is the head of Florida State’s Uplifting Athletes chapter and also lends [...]

September 27th, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy|

Only One Week Left In 2016 Nomination Period!

That's right, the period to nominate your athlete will be winding to a close in 7 days, at midnight October 14. Sports Information Directors, don't be left out in 2016. Honor that special young man on your team by nominating him for the 2016 Wuerffel Trophy if you've not done so already. [...]

August 24th, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy|

CSU’s Zack Golditch Recognized for his Off-the-Field Service

By: CSURams.com Colorado State junior offensive lineman Zack Golditch was recognized for his off-the-field service recently by being named to the Wuerffel Trophy watch list. The Wuerffel Trophy, known as “College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service” is presented annually by the All Sports Association. Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning [...]

August 24th, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

#WuerffelWestDays

CSU Head Coach Mike Bobo and SID Paul Kirk with Wuerffel Trophy's Tom Brassell First, a little insider info on this article's title to fill you in. #Wuerffel Wednesdays are referred to when the past recipients don their Wuerffel Trophy polo shirts and snap slefies, photobomb and literally make a [...]

August 23rd, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy|
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