The Wuerffel Trophy

Honoring Community Service Impact Leadership Inspiration Integrity Humility

College football's
premier award for
Community Service.

Honoring college football’s most impactful leaders in community service, The Wuerffel Trophy is presented to the FBS player who best combines exemplary community service with leadership achievement on and off the field. National voters consider nominees from over 100 major universities. The Wuerffel Trophy brothers support each other’s efforts around the country.

Named for Danny Wuerffel, 1996 National Championship winning quarterback of the University of Florida Gators –  who is renowned for his commitment to service and leadership – The Wuerffel Trophy is the premier major college football award that places the majority of its voting emphasis on Community Service.

"I learned long ago from my coach and mentor...about the importance of paying forward to the next generation. It remains one of the most important and impactful lessons of my life."

Archie Griffin, Two-Time Heisman Trophy Winner & Hall of Famer

Teton Saltes - 2020 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

Trophy News

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University of Georgia’s Ladd McConkey Selected as the 2023 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

University of Georgia’s Ladd McConkey Selected as the 2023 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient –   College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service Two-Time National Champion Recognized ...
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2023 Wuerffel Trophy Finalists Announced

The Wuerffel Foundation Announces Bertrand, Corum and McConkey As Finalists for the 2023 Wuerffel Trophy Atlanta, GA – November 28, 2023 – The Wuerffel Foundation, ...
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2023 Wuerffel Trophy Semifinalists Announced

The Wuerffel Foundation Announces Eight Semifinalists for 2023 Wuerffel Trophy – College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service Atlanta, GA – November 2, 2023 – ...
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The Wuerffel Foundation Announces 102 Nominees for 2023 Wuerffel Trophy and Adds NFL All-Pro Marcellus Wiley to National Selection Committee

Atlanta, GA – October 19, 2023 – The Wuerffel Foundation, a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire greater service and unity in our communities, today ...
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Wuerffel Trophy 2023 Watch List Announced

The Wuerffel Foundation Announces 2023 Watch List for The Wuerffel Trophy – College Football’s Premier Award for Community Service   Atlanta, GA – August 3, ...
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Dillan Gibbons of Florida State University Named 2022 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

December 8, 2022 – The Wuerffel Foundation today announced Senior offensive lineman Dillan Gibbons of Florida State University as the 2022 recipient of the coveted ...
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Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2022 Finalists

Three finalists named for College Football’s Top Community Service Award ATLANTA – November 29, 2022 – The Wuerffel Trophy today announced its finalists for the ...
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Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2022 Semifinalists

Twelve Players Named Semifinalists for College Football’s Top Community Service Award   ATLANTA – November 1, 2022 – The Wuerffel Trophy announced its 12 semifinalists ...
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Wuerffel Trophy Announces Record Nominees for 2022

109 players receive consideration for award honoring college football’s top community service leaders ATLANTA – October 21, 2022 – The Wuerffel Trophy announced its 2022 ...
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Wuerffel Trophy Unveils Watch List For 2022

115 players receive consideration for award honoring college football’s top community servant ATLANTA – July 28, 2022 – The Wuerffel Trophy, College Football’s Premier Award for ...
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ESPN’s Kevin Negandhi Joins Wuerffel Trophy National Selection Committee

ATLANTA – July 26, 2022 – The Wuerffel Trophy announced today that ESPN and ABC broadcaster Kevin Negandhi has joined its prestigious team of national ...
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2022 Watch List Release Dates

The National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) has announced the 2022 Watch List release dates for its members. The 11 weekdays of announcements begins on ...
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Teton Saltes Selected by USFL’s Michigan Panthers

2020 Wuerffel Trophy recipient Teton Saltes of the University of New Mexico was selected today in the sixth round of the USFL draft by the ...
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Isaiah Sanders of Stanford University Selected as 2021 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

Annual Community Service Award Announces its 17th Recipient   BRISTOL, CT – (December 9, 2021)  – Senior quarterback Isaiah Sanders of Stanford University was announced as ...
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2021 Finalists Revised

Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2021 Finalists

The three finalists are named for College Football’s Top Community Service Award   FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – November 23, 2021 – The Wuerffel Trophy ...
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Laura Rutledge Joins Wuerffel Trophy National Selection Team

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – November 5, 2021 – The Wuerffel Trophy announced today that Laura Rutledge has joined its prestigious team of national voters. The ...
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2021 SemiFinalists

2021 Wuerffel Trophy Semifinalists Announced

12 Players Named Semifinalists for College Football’s Top Community Service Award   FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – November 3, 2021 – The Wuerffel Trophy announced ...
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Wuerffel Trophy Announces Nominees for 2021

90 players receive consideration for award honoring college football’s top community servant FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – October 21, 2021 – The Wuerffel Trophy announced ...
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Teton Saltes Finally Receives His Hardware

  ALBUQUERQUE, NM – It took about eight months, but the Wuerffel Trophy is officially in the hands of its 2020 recipient. Danny Wuerffel arrived ...
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Teton Saltes to be Presented 2020 Wuerffel Trophy

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – October 13, 2021 – Teton Saltes, the 2020 Wuerffel Trophy recipient, will finally receive his hardware.  Unable to attend the award’s ...
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL’S WUERFFEL TROPHY UNVEILS WATCH LIST FOR 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 93 players receive consideration for award honoring college football’s top community servant   FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – July 29, 2021 – The ...
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Four Things to Know about New York Jets’ Teton Saltes

By:  Spencer Aber –  jetswire.usatoday.com The Jets only drafted one offensive lineman, but they signed four as undrafted free agents. New Mexico’s Teton Saltes was ...
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“It’s definitely been a journey”

Teton Saltes signs as a free agent with the New York Jets By Kevin Abourezk  – Indianz.Com   The unlikely journey for the Jets’ latest ...
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2021 Watch List Release Dates

The National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) has announced the 2021 Watch List release dates for its members. The ten weekdays of announcements begins on ...
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Teton Saltes shines at UNM Football Pro Day

2020 Wuerffel Trophy recipient impresses NFL Scouts in attendance By: Van Tate, KRQU.com ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – University of New Mexico Football held their annual Pro Day on ...
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