The Wuerffel Trophy is an award given annually by the All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach, Florida to the college football player "who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement."
The All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach created the Wuerffel Trophy in his honor in 2005. Florida sculptor W. Stanley Proctor created the design which commemorates Danny Wuerffel, "as he prays after a touchdown. It is awarded annually by the All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach, Florida to the athlete who best exemplifies Wuerffel's character on the field of play and in the classroom. It is named for Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel, a former football player at the University of Florida and in the NFL who graduated from Fort Walton Beach High School. Wuerffel helped run Desire Street Ministries, a faith-based organization for underprivileged kids in New Orleans.
Joel Penton of Ohio State University was the 2006 winner of the award. Joel is active in FCA, Athletes in Action and Campus Crusade for Christ, volunteering time to local high school chapters. The first winner of the trophy was Rudy Niswanger of LSU in 2005, also a winner of the Draddy Trophy.