CUSA Defensive Player of the Year Winners

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Award Winners

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Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2018Jaylon Ferguson*Louisiana Tech38 Solo, 27 Ast, 17.5 Sk, 0 Int
2016Trey HendricksonFlorida Atlantic25 Solo, 25 Ast, 9.5 Sk, 0 Int
2015Evan McKelvey*Marshall50 Solo, 71 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 1 Int
2014Neville Hewitt*Marshall42 Solo, 81 Ast, 5.0 Sk, 1 Int
2013Shawn JacksonTulsa75 Solo, 48 Ast, 4.5 Sk, 5 Int
2012Kemal Ishmael*UCF68 Solo, 56 Ast, 1.0 Sk, 3 Int
2011Vinny Curry*Marshall44 Solo, 33 Ast, 11.0 Sk, 0 Int
2010Bruce Miller*UCF41 Solo, 22 Ast, 8.5 Sk, 2 Int
2009Bruce Miller*UCF30 Solo, 31 Ast, 13.0 Sk, 0 Int
2008Phillip Hunt*Houston32 Solo, 20 Ast, 14.0 Sk, 0 Int
2007Gerald McRath*Southern Mississippi71 Solo, 68 Ast, 4.0 Sk, 0 Int
2006Albert McClellan (tie)Marshall41 Solo, 36 Ast, 11.5 Sk
2006Nick Bunting* (tie)Tulsa32 Solo, 43 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 0 Int
2005Kevis Coley*Southern Mississippi85 Solo, 66 Ast, 5.0 Sk
2004Michael Boley*Southern Mississippi2 Int, 75 Yds, 1 TD
2003Rod Davis*Southern Mississippi
2002Lamarcus McDonald*Texas Christian2 FR, 21 Yds, 0 TD
2001Dewayne WhiteLouisville
2000Wayne Rogers (tie)Houston1 Int, 39 Yds, 0 TD
2000Cedric Scott (tie)Southern Mississippi
1999Adalius ThomasSouthern Mississippi
1998Adalius ThomasSouthern Mississippi
1997Patrick Surtain*Southern Mississippi6 Int, 127 Yds, 0 TD
1996Tyrus MccloudLouisville
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