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Encyclopedia > Bronko Nagurski Trophy

The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. The award is sponsored by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and the Football Writers Association of America. The award is named in honor of Bronko Nagurski, a former All-American at the University of Minnesota and NFL All-Pro player with the Chicago Bears. Nagurski has been considered by many as one of the greatest college players ever, the only man named as an All-American at two different positions in the same year (1929). A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... The Football Writers Association of America is the organization responsible for naming college footballs All-American team, freshman All-America team, Bronko Nagurski Trophy winner, Outland Trophy winner, Grantland Rice Trophy winner, Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, weekly defensive player of the week, scholarship program, surveys for better... Bronislau Bronko Nagurski (November 3, 1908 - January 7, 1990) was an American football player. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... University of Minnesota Twin Cities This article is about the oldest and largest campus of the University of Minnesota. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner McCaskey Family General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear Local radio Flagship stations: WBBM (780 AM) Announcers: Jeff Joniak... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Previous winners

Year Winner School
1993 Rob Waldrop Arizona
1994 Warren Sapp Miami (Fla.)
1995 Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern
1996 Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern
1997 Charles Woodson Michigan
1998 Champ Bailey Georgia
1999 Corey Moore Virginia Tech
2000 Dan Morgan Miami (Fla.)
2001 Roy Williams Oklahoma
2002 Terrell Suggs Arizona State
2003 Derrick Strait Oklahoma
2004 Derrick Johnson Texas
2005 Elvis Dumervil Louisville

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College football awards:
Best player awards:
Heisman Memorial Trophy
Maxwell Award | Walter Camp Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Best Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Best C)
Davey O'Brien Award (Best QB)
Dick Butkus Award (Best LB)
Doak Walker Award (Best RB)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best WR)
Jim Thorpe Award (Best DB)
John Mackey Award (Best TE)
Johnny Unitas Award (Best Senior QB)
Lombardi Award (Best Lineman or LB)
Lou Groza Award (Best PK)
Manning Award (Best QB)
Outland Trophy (Best IOL or DL)
Ray Guy Award (Best P)
Ted Hendricks Award (Best DE)
Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year | Home Depot Coach of the Year
Walter Payton Award (Best Div. I-AA Off.) | Buck Buchanan Award (Best Div. I-AA Def.)
Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) | Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) | Melberger Award (Div. III)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Bronko Nagurski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (610 words)
Nagurski was born in Rainy River, Ontario, Canada, and his family moved to International Falls, Minnesota, on the Canadian-United States border when he was still a boy.
Nagurski became a standout at the University of Minnesota, where he played fullback on offense and tackle on defense and was named an All-American.
In 1995, Nagurski was again honored when the Football Writers Association of America voted to have his name attached to college football's Defensive Player of the Year trophy (Bronko Nagurski Trophy).
UGASports.com - Pollack finalist for Nagurski Trophy (456 words)
Pollack, a Nagurski Trophy finalist as a sophomore in 2002, is tied for the sack lead in the SEC with 7.5 and is third in the SEC in tackles for loss.
Nagurski was a consensus All-American defensive tackle in 1929 and also made All-America teams that year as a fullback, the only man ever picked at two positions.
Nagurski died at the age of 81 in January 1980.
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