Jerry Rice Award

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Jerry Rice Award
Awarded for Most outstanding freshman player in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS)
Country United States
Presented by STATS LLC
First awarded 2011
Currently held by A. J. Hines, Duquesne
Official website www.fcs.football

The Jerry Rice Award is awarded annually in the United States to the most outstanding freshman player in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) 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
2014 Chase Edmonds Fordham Running back
2015 Case Cookus Northern Arizona Quarterback
2016 A. J. Hines Duquesne Running back

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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