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

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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Danny Wuerffel to be Honored at 16th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup Awards

The 16th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, an award given to the most outstanding role models among athletes, has announced the professional, collegiate, and high …

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Tim Hiller FCA Breakfast and Teton Saltes Acceptance Speeches

NICEVILLE, Fla. – The Wuerffel Trophy was proud to be represented again this year at the All Sports Association’s festivities. 2009 Wuerffel Trophy recipient, Tim …

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Teton Saltes Interview – NFL Draft Diamonds

By:  Jimmy Williams, NFLDraftDiamonds.com Name: Teton Saltes Height: 6’5” Weight: 305 Position: OT College: University of New Mexico Twitter: Beast__Mobile Instagram: beast_mobile 2020 Wuerffel Trophy …

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Hiller Captures 2021 Smith Cup

Although it may not actually be”The Hiller” that you would have  expected One of the more memorable moments each year during the gathering of Wuerffel …

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Herschel Walker Headlines Community Driven All Sports Show

By: Seth Stringer – NWFDailyNews.com NICEVILLE — Herschel Walker, still the hulking 6-foot-1, 225-pound picture of health even at the age of 58, walked off …

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Teton Saltes of University of New Mexico Selected as 2020 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient

Annual Community Service Award Announces its 16th Recipient   BRISTOL, CT – (January 7, 2021) – Senior offensive lineman Teton Saltes of the University of …

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Interviews With 2020 Finalists

Danny Wuerffel was able to spend some time with each of the 2020 Wuerffel Trophy finalists recently to talk with them about some of the …

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2020 Wuerffel Trophy Recipient Announcement

Winner of College Football’s Top Community Service Award for 2020 to be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards   FORT WALTON BEACH, …

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Defending Football: Bob Casciola

These days, Archie Manning is best known as the sire of two of the NFL’s great quarterbacks:  Peyton, the record setter and future Hall of …

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Wuerffel Trophy Announces 2020 Finalists

Final Three Players Remain in the Running  for College Football’s Top Community Service Award   FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – December 22, 2020 – The …

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Campbell Q & A With Danny Wuerffel

He became the first recipient of the Campbell Trophy Presented by Mazda to also be inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame.   Featured …

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Charlotte Defensive End Tyriq Harris ‘Blessed’ To Serve And Help Others

By:  Tom Layberger, Forbes.com During group sessions at his church outside Charlotte, a subject Tyriq Harris has talked about is his purpose in life. Anybody …

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2020 Wuerffel Trophy Semifinalists Announced

Nine Players Named Semifinalists for College Football’s Top Community Service Award   FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – December 7, 2020 – The Wuerffel Trophy announced …

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2020 Wuerffel Trophy Nominees Announced

97 players receive consideration for award honoring college football’s top community servant   FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. – The Wuerffel Trophy announced its 2020 nomination …

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