Senior Academic Scholar
This award is presented to the individual whose performance in academics led our senior class. This student-athlete currently maintains a 3.86 GPA in chemistry. He was also a three-time 1st Team Academic All Big 12 Scholar and was recently accepted into Dental School.
The winner of this year’s Senior Scholar Award winner is: Russell Brorsen | Video
Otto Schnellbacher Award – Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year
This player demonstrates a great work ethic and determination to help our team prepare for each opponent. He also typifies the Jayhawk Spirit.
And the winner of the Otto Schnellbacher Award is: Kale Pick | Video .
George Mrkonic Award – Scout Team Defensive Player of the Year
This player demonstrates a great work ethic and determination to help our team prepare for each opponent. They, as well, typify the Jayhawk Spirit.
The winner of the George Mrkonic Award is: Dustin Spears | Video
Offensive Lineman of the Year Award
This award goes to the offensive lineman whose attitude, effort, work habits, hustle, teamwork and productivity in practice and in games consistently set the tone for our offensive line.
And the winner of the Offensive Lineman of the Year Award is: Adrian Mayes | Video
Iron Hawk Award
This award recognizes the player who keeps a high level of motivation, dedication, and preparation on a daily basis in the weight room.
The winner of the Iron Hawk Award is: Darrell Stuckey | Video
Most Improved Offensive Player
This award recognizes the Offensive Player who has shown the most improvement from the previous season.
The winners of this award are: Kerry Meier & Dezmon Briscoe | Video
Most Improved Defensive Player
This award recognizes the Defensive Player who has shown the most improvement from the previous season.
The winner of this award is: Jake Laptad | Video
Galen Fiss Award: Exemplary services to the campus and community.
This player demonstrates exemplary services to the campus and community.
The winner of this award is: Mike Rivera | Video
Willie Pless Award – Most Tackles for Season
And the winner of the Willie Pless Award is: James Holt | Video
Nolan Cromwell Award – Leadership Award
This player sets a great example for his teammates at all times. He is of high integrity and character and is respected by his teammates.
And the winners of the Nolan Cromwell Award are: Darrell Stuckey & Todd Reesing | Video
Don Fambrough Award – Unselfish Player Award
This player puts the team ahead of himself and is committed to helping the team no matter how much personal sacrifice is involved.
And the winner of the Don Fambrough Award is: Daymond Patterson | Video
Gale Sayers Award – Courage Award
This player demonstrates great courage in all situations. He is a fearless competitor and always looks forward to competition with great enthusiasm.
The winners of the Gale Sayers Award are: Jake Sharp & Kerry Meier | Video
Bruce Kallmeyer Award – Special Teams Most Valuable Player
The winner of the Bruce Kallmeyer Award is: Darrell Stuckey | Video
John Hadl – Most Valuable Player on Offense
The winner of the John Hadl Award is: Todd Reesing | Video
Ray Evans Award – Most Valuable Player on Defense
The winner of the Ray Evans Award is: James Holt | Video