WAC Defensive Player of the Year Winners

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2012Travis Johnson*San Jose State41 Solo, 24 Ast, 13.0 Sk
2011Adrien Cole*Louisiana Tech79 Solo, 49 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 1 Int
2010Chris Carter*Fresno State32 Solo, 23 Ast, 11.0 Sk
2009Dontay Moch*Nevada38 Solo, 23 Ast, 6.5 Sk
2008Solomon Elimimian* (tie)Hawaii64 Solo, 57 Ast, 4.0 Sk, 0 Int
2008Jarron Gilbert (tie)San Jose State36 Solo, 16 Ast, 9.5 Sk
2007Marcus Riley*Fresno State65 Solo, 67 Ast, 2.5 Sk, 1 Int
2006Korey Hall*Boise State57 Solo, 54 Ast, 3.5 Sk, 6 Int
2005Garrett McIntyre*Fresno State20 Solo, 9 Ast, 7.0 Sk, 0 Int
2004Robert Rodriguez*UTEP1 Int, 18 Yds, 0 TD
2003Travis Laboy*Hawaii2 Int, 17 Yds, 0 TD
2002Quintin Mikell*Boise State1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2001Alan Harper*Fresno State1 Int, 5 Yds, 0 TD
2000Aaron SchobelTCU
1999Brian YoungUTEP
1998Rob Morris (tie)Brigham Young1 Int, 51 Yds, 1 TD
1998Bryce Fisher (tie)Air Force
1997Chris Gizzi (tie)Air Force
1997Chris Bordano (tie)SMU1 Int, 1 Yds, 0 TD
1996Shay Muirbrook (tie)Brigham Young3 Int, 71 Yds, 0 TD
1996Chris Gizzi (tie)Air Force1 Int, 20 Yds, 0 TD
1995Brady SmithColorado State
1994Luther EllissUtah
1993Barron WorthamUTEP
1992Carlton McdonaldAir Force8 Int, 109 Yds, 1 TD
1991Carlton McdonaldAir Force6 Int, 76 Yds, 1 TD
1990Mitch Donahue*Wyoming
1989Mitch DonahueWyoming
1988Pat Rabold*Wyoming
1987Chad HenningsAir Force
1986Al NogaHawaii
1985Jason BuckBrigham Young
1984Kyle Morrell (tie)Brigham Young3 Int, 30 Yds, 0 TD
1984Filipo Mokofisi (tie)Utah
1984Chris Funk (tie)Air Force
1983Raymond MorrisUTEP
1982Johnny JacksonNew Mexico
1981Kyle Whittington (tie)Brigham Young
1981Steve Clark (tie)Utah