The Wuerffel Trophy



Wuerffel Trophy Voting

  Nominations for the Wuerffel Trophy are submitted in the month of October from the Sports Information Directors of the participating 127 NCAA FBS (formerly known as Division I) universities.  Finalists are chosen and released to the media in the second week of November, then delivered to the voting committee.  The voting committee for the Wuerffel Trophy winner is comprised of select national media, retired head coaches, past winners and the Wuerffel Trophy Board of Directors.  Voters are asked that the finalists’ documented Community Service make up 50% or better of their decision, while on the field performance and academics comprise 25% or less each.

National VotersPast WinnersDirectors
Bobby BowdenSam AchoTom Brassell
Tim BrandoMatt BarkleyDick Cannon
Dale BrownTy DarlingtonMike Coupe’
Mack BrownTim HillerRudy Niswanger
Bob CasciolaGabe IkardJohn Pankratz
Bill CurryBarrett JonesCharlie Potts
Rece DavisRudy NiswangerJohn Watts
Mike DitkaJoel PentonDanny Wuerffel
Dick EnbergDeterrian ShackelfordJessica Wuerffel
Mike GottfriedPaul SmithJon Wuerffel
Steve HatchellTim Tebow Lola Wuerffel
John Huarte
John Humenik
Steve Owens
Rudy Riska
Holly Rowe
Matthew Sign
Don Yaeger