Award Winners

Award Winners Table
Year Award Player Pos School Summary
2016Defensive Player of the YearTrey HendricksonDEFlorida Atlantic25 Solo, 25 Ast, 9.5 Sk, 0 Int
2016Most Valuable PlayerRyan HigginsQBLouisiana Tech329 Cmp, 496 Att, 4617 Yds, 41 TD, 8 Int
2016Offensive Player of the YearCarlos HendersonWRLouisiana Tech82 Rec, 1535 Yds, 18.7 Avg, 19 TD
2015Defensive Player of the YearEvan McKelveyLBMarshall50 Solo, 71 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 1 Int
2015Most Valuable PlayerBrandon DoughtyQBWestern Kentucky388 Cmp, 540 Att, 5055 Yds, 48 TD, 9 Int
2015Offensive Player of the YearNick MullensQBSouthern Mississippi331 Cmp, 521 Att, 4476 Yds, 38 TD, 12 Int
2014Defensive Player of the YearNeville HewittLBMarshall42 Solo, 81 Ast, 5.0 Sk, 1 Int
2014Most Valuable PlayerBrandon DoughtyQBWestern Kentucky375 Cmp, 552 Att, 4830 Yds, 49 TD, 10 Int
2014Offensive Player of the YearRakeem CatoQBMarshall267 Cmp, 451 Att, 3903 Yds, 40 TD, 13 Int
2013Defensive Player of the YearShawn JacksonLBTulsa75 Solo, 48 Ast, 4.5 Sk, 5 Int
2013Most Valuable PlayerShane CardenQBEast Carolina387 Cmp, 549 Att, 4139 Yds, 33 TD, 10 Int
2013Offensive Player of the YearRakeem CatoQBMarshall298 Cmp, 499 Att, 3916 Yds, 39 TD, 9 Int
2012Defensive Player of the YearKemal IshmaelDBUCF68 Solo, 56 Ast, 1.0 Sk, 3 Int
2012Most Valuable PlayerRakeem CatoQBMarshall406 Cmp, 584 Att, 4201 Yds, 37 TD, 11 Int
2012Offensive Player of the YearZach LineRBSMU277 Att, 1278 Yds, 4.6 Avg, 13 TD
2011Defensive Player of the YearVinny CurryDLMarshall44 Solo, 33 Ast, 11.0 Sk, 0 Int
2011Most Valuable PlayerCase KeenumQBHouston428 Cmp, 603 Att, 5631 Yds, 48 TD, 5 Int
2011Offensive Player of the YearPatrick EdwardsWRHouston89 Rec, 1752 Yds, 19.7 Avg, 20 TD
2010Defensive Player of the YearBruce MillerDLUCF41 Solo, 22 Ast, 8.5 Sk, 2 Int
2010Most Valuable PlayerDwayne HarrisWREast Carolina101 Rec, 1123 Yds, 11.1 Avg, 10 TD
2010Offensive Player of the YearG.J. KinneQBTulsa275 Cmp, 460 Att, 3650 Yds, 31 TD, 10 Int
2009Defensive Player of the YearBruce MillerDLUCF30 Solo, 31 Ast, 13.0 Sk, 0 Int
2009Most Valuable PlayerCase KeenumQBHouston492 Cmp, 700 Att, 5671 Yds, 44 TD, 15 Int
2009Offensive Player of the YearJoe WebbQBUAB162 Cmp, 271 Att, 2299 Yds, 21 TD, 8 Int
2008Defensive Player of the YearPhillip HuntDLHouston32 Solo, 20 Ast, 14.0 Sk, 0 Int
2008Most Valuable PlayerChase ClementQBRice326 Cmp, 490 Att, 4119 Yds, 44 TD, 7 Int
2008Offensive Player of the YearCase KeenumQBHouston397 Cmp, 589 Att, 5020 Yds, 44 TD, 11 Int
2007Defensive Player of the YearGerald McRathLBSouthern Mississippi71 Solo, 68 Ast, 4.0 Sk, 0 Int
2007Offensive Player of the YearPaul SmithQBTulsa327 Cmp, 544 Att, 5065 Yds, 47 TD, 19 Int
2006Defensive Player of the YearAlbert McClellan (tie)DLMarshall41 Solo, 36 Ast, 11.5 Sk
2006Defensive Player of the YearNick Bunting (tie)LBTulsa32 Solo, 43 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 0 Int
2006Offensive Player of the YearKevin KolbQBHouston292 Cmp, 432 Att, 3809 Yds, 30 TD, 4 Int
2005Defensive Player of the YearKevis ColeyLBSouthern Mississippi85 Solo, 66 Ast, 5.0 Sk
2005Offensive Player of the YearDeAngelo WilliamsRBMemphis310 Att, 1964 Yds, 6.3 Avg, 18 TD
2004Defensive Player of the YearMichael BoleyLBSouthern Mississippi2 Int, 75 Yds, 1 TD
2004Offensive Player of the YearStefan Lefors (tie)QBLouisville189 Cmp, 257 Att, 2596 Yds, 20 TD, 3 Int
2004Offensive Player of the YearDeAngelo Williams (tie)RBMemphis313 Att, 1948 Yds, 6.2 Avg, 22 TD
2003Defensive Player of the YearRod DavisLBSouthern Mississippi
2003Offensive Player of the YearDeAngelo WilliamsRBMemphis243 Att, 1430 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 10 TD
2002Defensive Player of the YearLamarcus McDonaldLBTexas Christian2 FR, 21 Yds, 0 TD
2002Offensive Player of the YearDave RagoneQBLouisville237 Cmp, 441 Att, 2880 Yds, 24 TD, 11 Int
2001Defensive Player of the YearDewayne WhiteDLLouisville
2001Offensive Player of the YearDave RagoneQBLouisville231 Cmp, 383 Att, 3056 Yds, 23 TD, 7 Int
2000Defensive Player of the YearWayne Rogers (tie)LBHouston1 Int, 39 Yds, 0 TD
2000Defensive Player of the YearCedric Scott (tie)Southern Mississippi
2000Offensive Player of the YearDave RagoneQBLouisville216 Cmp, 354 Att, 2621 Yds, 27 TD, 11 Int
1999Defensive Player of the YearAdalius ThomasSouthern Mississippi
1999Offensive Player of the YearChris RedmanQBLouisville317 Cmp, 489 Att, 3647 Yds, 29 TD, 13 Int
1998Defensive Player of the YearAdalius ThomasDLSouthern Mississippi
1998Offensive Player of the YearChris RedmanQBLouisville309 Cmp, 473 Att, 4042 Yds, 29 TD, 15 Int
1997Defensive Player of the YearPatrick SurtainDBSouthern Mississippi6 Int, 127 Yds, 0 TD
1997Offensive Player of the YearShaun KingQBTulane199 Cmp, 363 Att, 2567 Yds, 24 TD, 14 Int
1996Defensive Player of the YearTyrus MccloudLouisville
1996Offensive Player of the YearAntowain SmithRBHouston202 Att, 1239 Yds, 6.1 Avg, 14 TD
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