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MWC Defensive Player of the Year Winners

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Winners

Year Player School Summary
2015 Damontae Kazee San Diego State 58 Solo, 17 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 8 Int
2014 Zach Vigil* Utah State 69 Solo, 69 Ast, 6.0 Sk
2013 Shaquil Barrett* Colorado State 39 Solo, 40 Ast, 12.0 Sk, 1 Int
2012 Phillip Thomas* Fresno State 8 Int, 98 Yds, 3 TD
2011 Tank Carder* Texas Christian 2 Int, 95 Yds, 2 TD
2010 Tank Carder* Texas Christian 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2009 Jerry Hughes* Texas Christian 32 Solo, 26 Ast, 11.5 Sk
2008 Jerry Hughes* Texas Christian 2 Int, 32 Yds, 1 TD
2007 Beau Bell Nevada-Las Vegas 4 Int, 13 Yds, 1 TD
2006 Eric Weddle* Utah 7 Int, 80 Yds, 2 TD
2005 Eric Weddle* Utah 7 Att, 35 Yds, 5.0 Avg, 1 TD
2004 Kirk Morrison (tie) San Diego State 2 Att, 5 Yds, 2.5 Avg, 0 TD
2004 Morgan Scalley* (tie) Utah 6 Int, 79 Yds, 0 TD
2003 Kirk Morrison San Diego State 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2002 Jamaal Brimmer Nevada-Las Vegas 1 FR, 27 Yds, 1 TD
2001 Kevin Thomas Nevada-Las Vegas 7 Int, 213 Yds, 3 TD
2000 Rick Crowell Colorado State 3 Int, 44 Yds, 1 TD
1999 John Frank Utah 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD