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|

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|

Virginia Tech’s Joey Slye Focused on Kicking Cancer in Honor of His Late Brother

[youtube id="jh3882zSjgU" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""] By: Mike Barber - Richmond Times Dispatch Blacksburg, VA - At events like the one he hosted in April, Joey Slye can’t help but think about his brother. It’s been more than three years since leukemia claimed A.J.’s life, taking Slye’s older brother [...]

2017-06-02T09:41:39+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

UCF’s Shaquem Griffin Will Make You Feel Good About Life

By: Charlotte Wilder - USA Today Sports Here’s a story that might help restore your faith in humanity. Last fall, University of Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin met with a young fan, Julianna Linton. The two share more than the fact that they both root for UCF, however; due to Amniotic [...]

2017-06-02T09:46:45+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Dr. Chris Maggio Named President of NSU

NATCHITOCHES, La. - The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System has named Dr. Chris Maggio president of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Dr. Chris Maggio and his wife Jennifer after being named president of NSU (photo Darlene Williams) Maggio has worked at Northwestern for close [...]

2017-05-16T08:48:34+00:00 May 4th, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

NCFAA Announces 2017 Watch List Release Dates

Photo courtesy ESPN   The National College Football Awards Association has announced the 2017 release dates of their members' awards Watch Lists. In the 9 day period between July 10th and July 20th, 16 of the most prestigious awards in college football will formally release the names of the [...]

2017-05-16T08:47:29+00:00 May 1st, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Football legends team up with Nissan and Habitat for Humanity to build “Heisman House”

By: NissanNews.com ATLANTA – Heisman Trophy winners Marcus Allen, Tony Dorsett, George Rogers, Charlie Ward and Danny Wuerffel joined Habitat for Humanity and Nissan to build a real "Heisman House" alongside Atlanta resident and future Habitat homeowner Kellecia Shannon. The legendary athletes, together with soccer legend Pavel Pardo, also led [...]

2017-05-01T11:55:05+00:00 May 1st, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home, Uncategorized|

Upcoming All Sports Presidents – PODCAST EXCLUSIVE

49th and 50th All Sports Presidents Join Us On Our Podcast Future All Sports Presidents Lee Lewis (2019) and Bernard Johnson (2018) enjoy a moment at the 2017 All Sports Fish Fry during banquet week (photo Wuerffel Trophy) Being the president of the All Sports Association is a [...]

2017-04-20T18:44:33+00:00 April 20th, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home, Podcasts|

18 Holes with a Legend

Coach Bowden follows through on the 6th at Killearn CC Coach Bobby Bowden Hosts Us For a Round of Golf at Killearn Country Club The career accomplishments of Wuerffel Trophy National Selection Committee Member, Robert Cleckler "Bobby" Bowden, are downright astonishing. Or to use his words, pretty "Dad Gum" [...]

2017-04-18T09:07:00+00:00 April 17th, 2017|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|
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