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|

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|

WMU Looks To Servant Leader in Rivalry Game

By Jack Doles - 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 -, 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|

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

By: 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|

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|

Dart Container Joins Wuerffel Trophy as a Corporate Partner

Dart Container's Florida Sales Team. with the Wuerffel Trophy Left to Right - Ryan Pulkkinen: CP Division Analyst, Brenda Summers: CP Administrative Supervisor, Alex Saint Louis: CP Division Analyst, Jessica Fitzgerald: Sales Training, Kevin Myers, Bob Novak, EVP Sales (photo courtesy Dart Container Corp.) Fort Walton Beach, FL [...]

August 2nd, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Southland Conference Honors NSU’s Doug Ireland

BY: NATCHITOCHES, LA – Veteran Northwestern State sports information director Doug Ireland has been named the 2016 recipient of the Southland Conference's Louis Bonnette Sports Media Award, which was presented during the Southland's Football Media Day at L'auberge Resort in Lake Charles. The Southland's award, named after longtime McNeese [...]

August 2nd, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|

Michigan State’s Josiah Price

Tight end excels on the field, in the classroom and in the community By:  Dean Hockney, Indiana Sports Journal GREENTOWN, Ind. – When Josiah Price graduated from Eastern High School in 2012, many people questioned whether he made the right choice of colleges. After all, coming from a small school [...]

July 10th, 2016|By Wuerffel Trophy, Home|
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