John Mackey Award

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John Mackey Award
Given for College football's most outstanding tight end
Country United States
History
First award 2000
Most recent Mark Andrews, Oklahoma
Website http://www.johnmackeyaward.com

The John Mackey Award is presented annually to college football's most outstanding tight end. Established in 2000 by the Nassau County Sports Commission,[1] the award is given annually to the tight end who best exemplifies the play, sportsmanship, academics, and community values of Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey.

The winner is chosen by a selection committee comprising sportswriters and former players, including Lee Corso, Phil Steele, Charles Arbuckle, and former John Mackey Award winners Tim Stratton, Dallas Clark, and D. J. Williams, among others.[2] The award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association, which encompasses college football's most prestigious awards.[3] Former Florida State tight end Nick O'Leary called the award one which "all tight ends dream of winning".[4]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner School Ref
2000 Tim Stratton Purdue [1]
2001 Daniel Graham Colorado [5]
2002 Dallas Clark Iowa [6]
2003 Kellen Winslow II Miami (FL) [7]
2004 Heath Miller Virginia [8]
2005 Marcedes Lewis UCLA [9]
2006 Matt Spaeth Minnesota [10]
2007 Fred Davis USC [11]
2008 Chase Coffman Missouri [12]
2009 Aaron Hernandez Florida [13]
2010 D. J. Williams Arkansas [14]
2011 Dwayne Allen Clemson [15]
2012 Tyler Eifert Notre Dame [16]
2013 Austin Seferian-Jenkins Washington [17]
2014 Nick O'Leary Florida State [4]
2015 Hunter Henry Arkansas [18]
2016 Jake Butt Michigan [19]
2017 Mark Andrews Oklahoma [20]

References[edit]

General
Footnotes
  1. ^ a b "Stratton wins John Mackey Award". United Press International. December 4, 2000. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ "John Mackey Award Selection Committee". johnmackeyaward.com. Friends of John Mackey. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ "College football: 2016 Outland Trophy watch list announced". NCAA.com. July 8, 2016. Retrieved April 12, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Hinnen, Jerry (December 10, 2014). "Florida State's Nick O'Leary wins Mackey Award as top tight end". CBS Sports. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  5. ^ Kruck, Ron (December 12, 2001). "Daniel Graham Wins Mackey Award". Scout.com. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Brief: Iowa tight end Clark wins Mackey Award". Amarillo Globe-News. Associated Press. December 12, 2002. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Miami's Winslow wins Mackey Award". Athens Banner-Herald. December 11, 2003. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Mackey Award goes to Virginia tight end". United Press International. December 9, 2004. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  9. ^ "UCLAs Lewis wins Mackey Award". The Orange County Register. December 6, 2005. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Spaeth wins Mackey Award". St. Paul Pioneer Press. December 8, 2006. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Rogers grad Davis wins Mackey Award". Toledo Blade. December 7, 2007. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  12. ^ Matter, Dave (December 12, 2008). "Coffman wins Mackey". Columbia Daily Tribune. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Florida Gators Maurkice Pouncey and Aaron Hernandez win national awards". Miami Herald. December 12, 2009. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  14. ^ Low, Chris (December 9, 2010). "Hogs' D.J. Williams wins Mackey Award". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  15. ^ "Clemson's Allen wins John Mackey Award". Fox News. December 8, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  16. ^ "Notre Dame's Tyler Eifert wins Mackey Award". Sports Illustrated. Associated Press. December 5, 2012. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  17. ^ Jude, Adam (December 11, 2013). "UW's Austin Seferian-Jenkins wins John Mackey Award as nation's top tight end". The Seattle Times. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  18. ^ "Hunter Henry wins Mackey Award given to the nation's best TE". Fox Sports. December 9, 2015. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  19. ^ Snyder, Mark (December 7, 2016). "Wolverines' Jake Butt wins Mackey Award as top tight end". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved April 27, 2017. 
  20. ^ Stacy, Kelli (December 7, 2017). "Oklahoma football: Mark Andrews wins John Mackey". OU Daily. Retrieved December 6, 2017. 

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