Bronko Nagurski Trophy

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Bronko Nagurski Trophy
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The Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Awarded for the collegiate American football player adjudged to be the best defensively in the NCAA
Country United States
Presented by Charlotte Touchdown Club and the FWAA
First awarded 1993
Currently held by Scooby Wright III, Arizona
Official website http://www.touchdownclub.com

The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the collegiate American football player adjudged by the membership of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) to be the best defensively in the National Collegiate Athletic Association; the award is presented by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and the FWAA. The award is named for Bronko Nagurski, who played football for the University of Minnesota and the Chicago Bears.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner School
1993 Waldrop, RobRob Waldrop Arizona
1994 Sapp, WarrenWarren Sapp Miami (FL)
1995 Fitzgerald, PatPat Fitzgerald Northwestern
1996 Fitzgerald, PatPat Fitzgerald Northwestern
1997 Woodson, CharlesCharles Woodson Michigan
1998 Bailey, ChampChamp Bailey Georgia
1999 Moore, CoreyCorey Moore Virginia Tech
2000 Morgan, DanDan Morgan Miami (FL)
2001 Williams, RoyRoy Williams Oklahoma
2002 Suggs, TerrellTerrell Suggs Arizona State
2003 Strait, DerrickDerrick Strait Oklahoma
2004 Johnson, DerrickDerrick Johnson Texas
2005 Dumervil, ElvisElvis Dumervil Louisville
2006 Laurinaitis, JamesJames Laurinaitis Ohio State
2007 Dorsey, GlennGlenn Dorsey LSU
2008 Orakpo, BrianBrian Orakpo Texas
2009 Suh, NdamukongNdamukong Suh Nebraska
2010 Bowers, Da'QuanDa'Quan Bowers Clemson
2011 Kuechly, LukeLuke Kuechly Boston College
2012 TeoManti Te'o Notre Dame
2013 Donald, AaronAaron Donald Pittsburgh
2014 Wright III, ScoobyScooby Wright III Arizona

Trophies won by school[edit]

School Winners
Arizona 2
Miami (FL) 2
Northwestern 2
Oklahoma 2
Texas 2
Arizona State 1
Boston College 1
Clemson 1
Georgia 1
Louisville 1
LSU 1
Michigan 1
Nebraska 1
Notre Dame 1
Ohio State 1
Pittsburgh 1
Virginia Tech 1

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