Bowden Still Bringing It

Wuerffel Trophy National Selection Committee Member Retired From Coaching But Not Slowing Down  Coach Bobby Bowden with 2017 Biletnikoff Award Winner DeDe Westbrook How many people do you know that would appear at 2 separate speaking engagements in the same day, over 900 miles apart (San Antonio and [...]

February 20th, 2017|By Tom Brassell|

Thanks All The Way Around!

As we reflect on the great year of 2016, we at the Wuerffel Trophy would like to express our sincere thanks to all who helped to make it an extra special year for us. Dart Container's Florida Sales Team. From L to R: Ryan Pulkkinen: CP Division Analyst, Brenda Summers: CP [...]

January 4th, 2017|By Tom Brassell, Home|

Sarah Gates Accepts Internship With Rose Bowl

The Wuerffel Trophy is excited to announce that Sarah Gates has accepted a 6-month internship with the Rose Bowl beginning September 1. Along with this new challenge, she is committed to continuing her responsibilities as the Big 12 Conference representative. Last season with the Wuerffel Trophy, Gates secured 9 nominations [...]

August 15th, 2016|By Tom Brassell, Home|

We Give Thanks to So Many

As the holiday season is on us and the year almost complete, we at the Wuerffel Trophy would like to express our sincere thanks to all who helped make 2015 an extra special year for us. While time and space will not allow us to give gratitude to everyone who [...]

December 20th, 2015|By Tom Brassell|

Wuerffel Trophy Honored at Ole Miss

It was a big day in Oxford, Mississippi last Saturday.  For starters, the Rebels beat up on the LSU Tigers to stay alive in the hunt for the SEC West title. Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth with Ole Miss Head Coach Coach Hugh Freeze But, it was also [...]

November 24th, 2015|By Tom Brassell|

A Legendary Lady, Mrs. Bettye Campbell

When the great ones leave us, they leave us with a lump in our throat and an ache in our heart.  We find ourselves wondering how we ever got along before they were here. Bettye Campbell and Coach Wyman Townsel at Choctawhatchee H.S. Hall of Fame Induction Such [...]

October 8th, 2015|By Tom Brassell|

“Your Character Matters!”

2014 Wuerffel Trophy Winner Deterrian "D.T." Shackelford speaks to the youth during Florida visit Local high school principals Jeff Palmer (Niceville), Cindy Gates (Choctawhatchee) and John Spolski (Fort Walton Beach) came to hear D.T. Shackelford speak. "Name something that you want to have, but you can't buy with [...]

July 2nd, 2015|About the Wuerffel Trophy, By Tom Brassell|

Co-SIDA Academic All-American Induction Ceremony – An “Oh My” Evening!

Co-SIDA guest Betty Brassell with 2015 Academic All-America Hall of Fame Inductee Shane Battier. As ESPN's Rece Davis said when he opened the evening as emcee, being around these people can certainly humble you a bit. Not only the small school football player who is now an Orthopedic [...]

June 18th, 2015|By Tom Brassell, CoSIDA|

The Passing of an All Sports Legend

The All Sports Association mourns the loss of Giro “Jerry” Brigante The men in the blue blazers known for throwing a magnificent banquet each February lost one of their original members in the early morning hours of February 15, 2015, when Giro “Jerry” Brigante passed away at his home after [...]

February 23rd, 2015|By Tom Brassell|

Tim Brando Comes to Fort Walton Beach

Veteran sports broadcaster, sports talk show host Tim Brando to headline All Sports Fish Fry He’s affectionately referred to as “Timmy B,” and he affectionately refers to his broadcasting studio for The Tim Brando Show on Sirius XM Radio’s College Nation as “Chateau Brando.” On Feb. 12, 2015, All Sports [...]

January 26th, 2015|By Tom Brassell|
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