Jerry Rice Award

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Jerry Rice Award
Awarded for Most outstanding freshman player in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision
Country United States
Presented by The Sports Network
First awarded 2011
Currently held by Cooper Kupp, Eastern Washington

The Jerry Rice Award is awarded annually in the USA to the most outstanding freshman player in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) of college football as chosen by a nationwide panel of media and college sports information directors.[1]

The trophy is named in honor of Jerry Rice the National Football League (NFL) hall of fame wide receiver, who starred at Mississippi Valley State University.

Winners[edit]

Year Player School Position
2011 Terrance West Towson Running back
2012 Robertson, JohnJohn Robertson Villanova Quarterback
2013 Cooper Kupp Eastern Washington Wide receiver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Craig Haley. "Jerry Rice Award to honor FCS Freshman of the Year". The Sports Network. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 

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