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WAC Defensive Player of the Year Winners

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Winners

Year Player School Summary
2012 Travis Johnson* San Jose State 41 Solo, 24 Ast, 13.0 Sk, 0 Int
2011 Adrien Cole* Louisiana Tech 79 Solo, 49 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 1 Int
2010 Chris Carter* Fresno State 32 Solo, 23 Ast, 11.0 Sk, 0 Int
2009 Dontay Moch* Nevada 38 Solo, 23 Ast, 6.5 Sk, 0 Int
2008 Solomon Elimimian* (tie) Hawaii 64 Solo, 57 Ast, 4.0 Sk, 0 Int
2008 Jarron Gilbert (tie) San Jose State 36 Solo, 16 Ast, 9.5 Sk, 0 Int
2007 Marcus Riley* Fresno State 65 Solo, 67 Ast, 2.5 Sk, 1 Int
2006 Korey Hall* Boise State 57 Solo, 54 Ast, 3.5 Sk, 6 Int
2005 Garrett McIntyre* Fresno State 20 Solo, 9 Ast, 7.0 Sk, 0 Int
2004 Robert Rodriguez* Texas-El Paso 1 Int, 18 Yds, 0 TD
2003 Travis Laboy* Hawaii 2 Int, 17 Yds, 0 TD
2002 Quintin Mikell* Boise State 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2001 Alan Harper* Fresno State 1 Int, 5 Yds, 0 TD
2000 Aaron Schobel Texas Christian
1999 Brian Young Texas-El Paso
1998 Rob Morris (tie) Brigham Young
1998 Bryce Fisher (tie) Air Force
1997 Chris Gizzi (tie) Air Force
1997 Chris Bordano (tie) Southern Methodist
1996 Chris Gizzi (tie) Air Force
1996 Shay Muirbrook (tie) Brigham Young
1995 Brady Smith Colorado State
1994 Luther Elliss Utah
1993 Barron Wortham Texas-El Paso
1992 Carlton Mcdonald Air Force
1991 Carlton Mcdonald Air Force
1990 Mitch Donahue Wyoming
1989 Mitch Donahue Wyoming
1988 Pat Rabold Wyoming
1987 Chad Hennings Air Force
1986 Al Noga Hawaii
1985 Jason Buck Brigham Young
1984 Filipo Mokofisi (tie) Utah
1984 Chris Funk (tie) Air Force
1984 Kyle Morrell (tie) Brigham Young
1983 Raymond Morris Texas-El Paso
1982 Johnny Jackson New Mexico
1981 Steve Clark (tie) Utah
1981 Kyle Whittington (tie) Brigham Young