Trevor Knight Honored Outside Kyle Field

By: Brian Perroni - National Award Winners Honored at Texas A&M (photo Twitter) Texas A&M's class of 2016 campaign started out incredibly well, with the Aggies going 6-0 and also being ranked No. 4 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings. Though it didn't end as fans [...]

2017-09-04T15:19:40+00:00 August 28th, 2017|About the Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

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|

Trevor Knight Adjusting to Life in the NFL

2016 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient Understands His Role with the Arizona Cardinals By: Andrew Vailliencourt, The Republic | 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 - The doorbell rang. Antonella Tripiciano was expecting it. Her son, Nico Oneto, wasn't. Photo Vasha Hunt - 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 - 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|
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