Best College Football Player ESPY Award

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Best College Football Player ESPY Award
Awarded for college football's Most Valuable Player for the entire season
Location Columbus, Ohio
Country United States
Presented by Touchdown Club of Columbus
First awarded 1993
Last awarded 2001

The Best College Football Player ESPY Award was presented annually between 1993 and 2001 to the collegiate American football player adjudged to be the best in the United States in a given calendar year. The award was subsumed in 2002 by the Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award.

The award voting panel comprised variously fans; sportswriters and broadcasters, sports executives, and retired sportspersons, termed collectively experts; and ESPN personalities from amongst choices selected by the ESPN Select Nominating Committee. Inasmuch as the ESPY Awards ceremonies were conducted in February during the pendency of the award's existence, an award presented in a given year is for performance and achievements in the one year theretofore.

List of winners[edit]

Year Player Position Team
1993 Garrison Hearst Running back University of Georgia Bulldogs
1994 Charlie Ward Quarterback Florida State University Seminoles
1995 Rashaan Salaam Running back University of Colorado Buffaloes
1996 Eddie George Running back Ohio State University Buckeyes
1997 Danny Wuerffel Quarterback University of Florida Gators
1998 Peyton Manning Quarterback University of Tennessee Volunteers
1999 Ricky Williams Running back University of Texas Longhorns
2000 Michael Vick Quarterback Virginia Tech Hokies
2001 Chris Weinke Quarterback Florida State Seminoles

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