Burlsworth Trophy

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Burlsworth Trophy
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Sculpted By Raymond G. Gibby of Nobility Bronze, Pea Ridge AR
Awarded for the most outstanding college football player who began his career as a walk-on.
Location Springdale, Arkansas
Country United States
Presented by The Rotary Club of Springdale, Arkansas
First awarded 2010
Currently held by Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin
Official website http://burlsworthtrophy.com/

The Burlsworth Trophy is an award given annually by the Rotary Club of Springdale, Arkansas to the most outstanding college football player who began his career as a walk-on.[1][2]

The award, first awarded for the 2010 season, is named for Brandon Burlsworth, who walked on to the University of Arkansas football program in 1994 and ultimately became an All-American. Selected by the Indianapolis Colts as in the third round of the 1999 NFL draft, he was killed in a car accident shortly after the draft.[3]

The trophy was sculpted and produced by Raymond Gibby of Nobility Bronze in Pea Ridge Arkansas.

Winners[edit]

Year Player Position School
2010 Sean Bedford[1] C Georgia Tech
2011 Austin Davis[4] QB Southern Miss
2012 Matt McGloin[5] QB Penn State
2013 Jared Abbrederis[6] WR Wisconsin

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