Associated Press College Football Player of the Year

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Associated Press College Football Player of the Year Award
Awarded for the most outstanding collegiate football player in the country
Country United States
Presented by Associated Press
First awarded 1998
Currently held by Jameis Winston, Florida State

The Associated Press College Football Player of the Year award has been awarded annually since 1998 to the most outstanding collegiate football player in the country. The winner is chosen by a vote of AP sportswriters and sports editors from throughout the country.

Winners[edit]

Season Player Position School
1998 Ricky Williams RB Texas
1999 Ron Dayne RB Wisconsin
2000 Josh Heupel QB Oklahoma
2001 Rex Grossman QB Florida
2002 Brad Banks QB Iowa
2003 Jason White QB Oklahoma
2004 Matt Leinart QB Southern California
2005 Reggie Bush RB Southern California
2006 Troy Smith QB Ohio State
2007 Tim Tebow QB Florida
2008 Sam Bradford QB Oklahoma
2009 Ndamukong Suh DT Nebraska
2010 Cam Newton QB Auburn
2011 Robert Griffin III QB Baylor
2012 Johnny Manziel QB Texas A&M
2013 Jameis Winston QB Florida State

Winners by school[edit]

School Winners
Oklahoma 3
Florida 2
USC 2
Auburn 1
Baylor 1
Florida State 1
Iowa 1
Nebraska 1
Ohio State 1
Texas 1
Texas A&M 1
Wisconsin 1