Mid-American Conference football individual awards

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The Mid-American Conference football awards are given annually by the Mid-American Conference (MAC) at the conclusion of each college football season. The conference gives out a total of five awards, the Offensive, Defensive, and Freshman Players of the Year, the Coach of the Year, and the Vern Smith Leadership Award, which is given to the league's MVP in that season. The Vern Smith Award is selected by a vote of the coaches in the MAC while the remaining awards are selected by the MAC News Media Association.[ref 1]

Offensive Player of the Year[edit]

Byron Leftwich is one of the few multiple Offensive POTY award winners. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2009.
Nate Davis led the Ball State Cardinals to an undefeated regular season in 2008, earning him the Offensive POTY award in that year.

Winners[edit]

Season Player Team Position
1965 Willie Asbury Kent State
1966 Bruce Matte Miami
1967 John Schneider Toledo
1968 Cleve Bryant Ohio
1969 Chuck Ealey Toledo QB
1970 Chuck Ealey (2) Toledo QB
1971* Chuck Ealey (3) Toledo QB
1971* Phil Villapiano Bowling Green
1972 Bob Hitchens Miami
1973 Paul Miles Bowling Green
1974 Gene Swick Toledo
1975 Gene Swick (2) Toledo
1976 Jerome Persell Western Michigan RB
1977 Jerome Persell (2) Western Michigan RB
1978* Jerome Persell (3) Western Michigan RB
1978* Dave Petzke Northern Illinois
1979 Gary Hogeboom Central Michigan QB
1980 Mark O'Connell Ball State
1981 Sam Shon Ohio
1982 Curtis Adams Central Michigan
1983 Brian McClure Bowling Green
1984 Brian McClure (2) Bowling Green
1985 Brian McClure (3) Bowling Green
1986 Terry Morris Miami QB
1987 Eric Wilkerson Kent State
1988 Tony Kimbrough Western Michigan QB
1989 David Riley Ball State
1990 Jeff Bender Central Michigan
1991 Erik White Bowling Green
1992 Erik White (2) Bowling Green
1993 Mike Neu Ball State
1994 Brian Pruitt Central Michigan
1995 Wasean Tait Toledo
1996 Kareem Wilson Ohio
1997 Randy Moss Marshall WR
1998 Travis Prentice Miami RB
1999 Chad Pennington Marshall QB
2000 Robert Sanford Western Michigan RB
2001 Byron Leftwich Marshall QB
2002 Byron Leftwich (2) Marshall QB
2003 Ben Roethlisberger Miami QB
2004 Omar Jacobs Bowling Green QB
2005 Greg Jennings Western Michigan WR
2006 Garrett Wolfe Northern Illinois RB
2007 Dan LeFevour Central Michigan QB
2008 Nate Davis Ball State QB
2009 Dan LeFevour (2) Central Michigan QB
2010 Chad Spann Northern Illinois RB
2011 Chandler Harnish Northern Illinois QB
2012 Jordan Lynch Northern Illinois QB
2013 Jordan Lynch (2) Northern Illinois QB
2014 Jarvion Franklin Western Michigan RB
2015 Matt Johnson Bowling Green QB
2016 Corey Davis Western Michigan WR
2017 Logan Woodside Toledo QB

Winners by school[edit]

School (First season) Wins Years
Bowling Green (1952) 9 1971, 1973, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1991, 1992, 2004, 2015
Toledo (1952) 8 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1995, 2017
Western Michigan (1948) 8 1976, 1977, 1978, 1988, 2000, 2005, 2014, 2016
Central Michigan (1975) 6 1979, 1982, 1990, 1994, 2007, 2009
Northern Illinois (1975) 6 1978, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Miami (1948) 5 1966, 1972, 1986, 1998, 2003
Ball State (1975) 4 1980, 1989, 1993, 2008
Marshall[note 1] (1954) 4 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002
Ohio (1947) 3 1968, 1981, 1996
Kent State (1951) 2 1965, 1987
Akron (1992) 0
Buffalo (1999) 0
Eastern Michigan (1976) 0
Temple[note 2] (2007) 0
Butler[note 3] (1947) 0
Cincinnati[note 4] (1947) 0
Central Florida[note 5] (2002) 0
UMass[note 6] (2011) 0

Defensive Player of the Year[edit]

Larry English won the Defensive POTY award in 2008. He also won the Vern Davis award in that same year.

Winners[edit]

Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has won
Year* Co-Award Winners
Position Key
DE Defensive End DT Defensive Tackle LB Linebacker S Safety
Season Player School Position
1965 Bob Rowe Western Michigan
1966 Bob Rowe (2) Western Michigan
1967 Tom Beutler Toledo DL
1968 Bob Babich Miami LB
1969 Joe Green Bowling Green DB
1970 Dick Adams Miami P
1971 Mel Long Toledo
1972 Jack Lambert Kent State LB
1973 Brad Cousino Miami LB
1974 Brad Cousino (2) Miami LB
1975 Shafer Suggs Ball State DB
1976 Aaron Bivins Toledo
1977 Jack Glowik Miami
1978 Ken Kremer Ball State
1979 Frank Lewandowski Northern Illinois LB
1980* Kent McCormick Miami LB
1980* Mike Terra Northern Illinois
1981 John Zupancic Miami
1982 Ray Bentley Central Michigan LB
1983 Brian Pillman Miami DT
1984 Mark Brandon Toledo DB
1985 John Offerdahl Western Michigan LB
1986 Mark Garalczyk Western Michigan DT
1987 Greg Garnica Ball State LB
1988 Greg Garnica (2) Ball State LB
1989 Greg Garnica (3) Ball State LB
1990 Sean Mulhearn Western Michigan LB
1991 Curt McMillan Miami LB
1992 Curt McMillan (2) Miami LB
1993 Vince Palko Bowling Green LB
1994 Vince Palko (2) Bowling Green LB
1995 Johhnie Williams Miami DB
1996 Brad Maynard Ball State P
1997 JoJuan Armour Miami LB
1998 JoJuan Armour (2) Miami LB
1999 Dustin Cohen Miami LB
2000 Dwight Smith Akron DB
2001 Max Yates Marshall LB
2002 Jason Babin Western Michigan DL
2003 Jason Babin (2) Western Michigan DL
2004 Johnathan Goddard Marshall DL
2005 Dan Bazuin Central Michigan DL
2006 Ameer Ismail Western Michigan LB
2007 Clayton Mullins Miami LB
2008 Larry English Northern Illinois DE
2009 Adrian Robinson Temple DE
2010 Roosevelt Nix Kent State DL
2011 Drew Nowak Western Michigan DT
2012 Chris Jones Bowling Green DT
2013 Khalil Mack Buffalo LB
2014 Quinten Rollins Miami DB
2015 Jatavis Brown Akron LB
2016 Tarell Basham Ohio DE
2017 Sutton Smith Northern Illinois DE

Winners by school[edit]

School (First season) Wins Years
Miami (1948) 16 1968, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1991, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2007, 2014
Western Michigan (1948) 9 1965, 1966, 1985, 1986, 1990, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011
Ball State (1975) 6 1975, 1978, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1996
Bowling Green (1952) 4 1969, 1993, 1994, 2012
Toledo (1952) 4 1967, 1971, 1976, 1984
Northern Illinois (1975) 3 1979, 1980, 2008, 2017
Akron (1992) 2 2000, 2015
Kent State (1951) 2 1972, 2010
Central Michigan (1975) 2 1982, 2005
Marshall[note 1] (1954) 2 2001, 2004
Buffalo (1999) 1 2013
Ohio (1947) 1 2016
Temple[note 2] (2007) 1 2009
Eastern Michigan (1976) 0
Butler[note 3] (1947) 0
Cincinnati[note 4] (1947) 0
Central Florida[note 5] (2002) 0
UMass[note 6] (2011) 0

Special Teams Player of the Year[edit]

Dave Zastudil is one of two two-time award winners. He shared the award with the other two-time winner, Steve Azar.
Justin McCareins, shown here playing for the Tennessee Titans, is one of three Northern Illinois players to win the award.
Scott Secor, 2014 Special Teams Player of the Year award winner.

Winners[edit]

Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has been selected
Year* Co-award winners
Position key
K Placekicker KR Kick returner P Punter PR Punt returner
Season Player School Position
1998 Brad Selent Western Michigan K
1999 Dave Zastudil Ohio
2000 Justin McCareins Northern Illinois
2001* Dave Zastudil (2) Ohio
2001* Steve Azar Northern Illinois
2002 Dan Sheldon Northern Illinois
2003 Steve Azar (2) Northern Illinois
2004 Ryne Robinson Miami
2005 Jason Robbins Toledo
2006 Brian Jackson Ball State
2007 Brett Kern Toledo
2008 Antonio Brown Central Michigan
2009 Antonio Brown (2) Central Michigan
2010 Eric Page Toledo
2011 Matt Weller Ohio K[ref 2]
2012 Dri Archer Kent State KR
2013 Jeremiah Detmer Toledo K
2014 Scott Secor Ball State K
2015 Aregeros Turner Northern Illinois KR
2016 Darius Phillips Western Michigan KR

Winners by school[edit]

School (First season) Wins Years
Northern Illinois (1975) 5 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2015
Toledo (1952) 4 2005, 2007, 2010, 2013
Ohio (1947) 3 1999, 2001, 2011
Ball State (1975) 2 2006, 2014
Central Michigan (1975) 2 2008, 2009
Western Michigan (1948) 2 1998, 2016
Kent State (1951) 1 2012
Miami (1948) 1 2004
Akron (1992) 0
Bowling Green (1952) 0
Buffalo (1999) 0
Eastern Michigan (1976) 0
Temple[note 2] (2007) 0
Butler[note 3] (1947) 0
Cincinnati[note 4] (1947) 0
Marshall[note 1] (1954) 0
Central Florida[note 5] (2002) 0
UMass[note 6] (2011) 0

Freshman Player of the Year[edit]

Ben Roethlisberger won the Freshman award in 2001. Today, his number 7 is retired at Miami University and he has led the Pittsburgh Steelers to two Super Bowl victories.
Tim Hiller, the 2005 winner, was one of NFL.com's Top 5 senior quarterback prospects in 2009.

The Freshman Player of the Year award was first given by the MAC after the 1982 football season. That year's winner, Brian McClure, won a slew of MAC accords, including Offensive Player of the Year three times, and the Vern Smith award twice. Ball State, Central Michigan and Western Michigan are tied with the most awards, with players from each school winning five times.

Winners[edit]

Year* Co-Award Winners
Position Key
QB Quarterback RB Running Back TE Tight End WR Wide Receiver
DE Defensive End DT Defensive Tackle LB Linebacker S Safety
K Placekicker KR Kick Returner P Punter PR Punt Returner
Season Player School Position
1982 Brian McClure Bowling Green
1983 Kelly Spielmaker Western Michigan
1984 Pete Genatempo Northern Illinois
1985 Marshall Taylor Northern Illinois
1986 Patrick Young Kent State
1987 Bernie Parmalee Ball State
1988 Jeff Bender Central Michigan
1989 Brad Tayles Western Michigan QB
1990 Troy Parker Toledo
1991 Morrey Norris Kent State
1992 Deland McCullough Miami
1993 Michael Blair Ball State
1994 Astron Whatley Kent State
1995 Silas Massey III Central Michigan
1996* Walt Church Eastern Michigan
1996* Tim Lester Western Michigan QB
1997 Robert Sanford Western Michigan RB
1998 Kurt Gerling Bowling Green
1999 Brandon Payne Akron
2000 Talmadge Hill Ball State
2001 Ben Roethlisberger Miami QB
2002 Aaron Leeper Buffalo
2003 Jerry Seymour Central Michigan RB
2004 Adell Givens Ball State
2005 Tim Hiller Western Michigan QB
2006 Dan LeFevour Central Michigan QB
2007 Antonio Brown Central Michigan
2008 Sean Baker Ball State
2009 Bernard Pierce Temple
2010 Roosevelt Nix Kent State DL
2011 Anthon Samuel Bowling Green RB[ref 2]
2012 Jamie Wilson Western Michigan WR
2013 Corey Davis Western Michigan WR
2014 Jarvion Franklin Western Michigan RB
2015 Jamauri Bogan Western Michigan RB
2016 Javon Hagan Ohio S
2017 Marcus Childers Northern Illinous QB

Winners by school[edit]

School (First season) Wins Years
Western Michigan (1948) 9 1983, 1989, 1996, 1997, 2005, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Ball State (1975) 5 1987, 1993, 2000, 2004, 2008
Central Michigan (1975) 5 1988, 1995, 2003, 2006, 2007
Kent State (1951) 4 1986, 1991, 1994, 2010
Bowling Green (1952) 3 1982, 1998, 2011
Miami (1948) 2 1992, 2001
Northern Illinois (1975) 2 1984, 1985, 2017
Akron (1992) 1 1999
Buffalo (1999) 1 2002
Eastern Michigan (1976) 1 1996
Ohio (1947) 1 2016
Temple[note 2] (2007) 1 2009
Toledo (1952) 1 1990
Butler[note 3] (1947) 0
Cincinnati[note 4] (1947) 0
Marshall[note 1] (1954) 0
Central Florida[note 5] (2002) 0
UMass[note 6] (2011) 0

Vern Smith Leadership Award[edit]

Brad Maynard is the only special teams player to win the award.
Garrett Wolfe won the Vern Davis award in 2006 after setting many MAC rushing records.

The Vern Smith Leadership Award was started in 1982 by the Downtown Toledo Athletic Club. In that year, it was known as the Jefferson Award and the name was changed to honor the University of Toledo Athletic Director Vern Smith in 1987.[ref 3] The award is given to the top football player in the Mid-American Conference. Only four players have won the award multiple times, with the most recent winner, Larry English, being the only non-quarterback to win it. Northern Illinois leads with seven awards all-time, followed by Bowling Green, Central Michigan and Marshall tied with four awards in each school. The Vern Smith award is the only one voted on by the coaches, with the Coach of the Year, as well as the Players of the Year are selected by the media.

Winners[edit]

Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has been selected
Year* Co-Award Winners
Position Key
QB Quarterback RB Running Back TE Tight End WR Wide Receiver
DE Defensive End DT Defensive Tackle LB Linebacker S Safety
K Placekicker KR Kick Returner P Punter PR Punt Returner
Season Player School Position
1982 Ray Bentley Central Michigan LB
1983 Tim Tyrrell Northern Illinois QB
1984 Brian McClure Bowling Green QB
1985 Brian McClure (2) Bowling Green QB
1986 Terry Morris Miami QB
1987 Eric Wilkerson Kent State RB
1988 Tony Kimbrough Western Michigan QB
1989 David Riley Ball State QB
1990 Jeff Bender Central Michigan QB
1991 Erik White Bowling Green QB
1992 Erik White (2) Bowling Green QB
1993 Mike Neu Ball State QB
1994 Brian Pruitt Central Michigan RB
1995 Wasean Tait Toledo RB
1996 Brad Maynard Ball State P
1997 Randy Moss Marshall WR
1998 Travis Prentice Miami RB
1999 Chad Pennington Marshall QB
2000 Robert Sanford Western Michigan RB
2001 Byron Leftwich Marshall QB
2002 Byron Leftwich (2) Marshall QB
2003 Ben Roethlisberger Miami QB
2004 Charlie Frye Akron QB
2005* Bruce Gradkowski Toledo QB
2005* Greg Jennings Western Michigan WR
2006 Garrett Wolfe Northern Illinois RB
2007 Larry English Northern Illinois DE
2008 Larry English (2) Northern Illinois DE
2009 Dan LeFevour Central Michigan QB
2010 Chad Spann Northern Illinois RB
2011 Chandler Harnish Northern Illinois QB
2012 Jordan Lynch Northern Illinois QB
2013 Jordan Lynch (2) Northern Illinois QB
2014 Greg Mancz Toledo OL
2015 Matt Johnson Bowling Green QB
2016 Zach Terrell Western Michigan QB
2017 Logan Woodside Toledo QB

Winners by school[edit]

School (First season) Wins Years
Northern Illinois (1975) 8 1983, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Bowling Green (1952) 5 1984, 1985, 1991, 1992, 2015
Toledo (1952) 4 1995, 2005, 2014, 2017
Central Michigan (1975) 4 1982, 1990, 1994, 2009
Marshall[note 1] (1954) 4 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002
Western Michigan (1948) 4 1988, 2000, 2005, 2016
Ball State (1975) 3 1989, 1993, 1996
Miami (1948) 3 1986, 1998, 2003
Akron (1992) 1 2004
Kent State (1951) 1 1987
Buffalo (1999) 0
Eastern Michigan (1976) 0
Ohio (1947) 0
Temple[note 2] (2007) 0
Butler[note 3] (1947) 0
Cincinnati[note 4] (1947) 0
Central Florida[note 5] (2002) 0
UMass[note 6] (2011) 0

Coach of the Year[edit]

Urban Meyer won the award in 2001 with Bowling Green, before coaching at Utah, Florida and Ohio State.

The MAC has awarded a Coach of the Year award every year since 1965. The first award went to Bo Schembechler of Miami University. Only one coach has won the award more than twice, with Frank Lauterbur winning the award in 1967, 1969, and 1970.[ref 4] Only two coaches have won the award beyond their tenth year of coaching. Bill Hess won the award in 1968 in his 11th year of coaching the Ohio Bobcats and Herb Deromedi won the award in 1990, his 13th year of coaching Central Michigan.[ref 5] Also, only one coach, Bill Mallory, has won the award coaching two separate teams. He first earned the award in 1973 while coaching Miami University, and then won ten years later giving Northern Illinois their first Coach of the Year award. Toledo leads all schools with nine awards. Temple won their first award in 2009 when head coach Al Golden won his first MAC Coach of the Year award.[ref 1]

Winners[edit]

Coach (X) Denotes the number of times the coach has been selected
Season Coach School Year with school Record
1965 Bo Schembechler Miami 3rd 7–3 (5–1)
1966 Bill Doolittle Western Michigan 3rd 7–3 (5–1)
1967 Frank Lauterbur Toledo 5th 9–1 (5–1)
1968 Bill Hess Ohio 11th 10–1 (6–0)
1969 Frank Lauterbur (2) Toledo 7th 11–0 (5–0)
1970 Frank Lauterbur (3) Toledo 8th 12–0 (5–0)
1971 John Murphy Toledo 1st 12–0 (5–0)
1972 Don James Kent State 1st 6–5 (4–1)
1973 Bill Mallory Miami 5th 11–0 (5–0)
1974 Dick Crum Miami 1st 10–0–1 (5–0)
1975 Dave McClain Ball State 1st 9–2 (4–2)
1976 Elliot Uzelac Western Michigan 2nd 7–4 (6–3)
1977 Ed Chlebek Eastern Michigan 2nd 8–3 (4–3)
1978 Dwight Wallace Ball State 1st 10–1 (8–0)
1979 Chuck Stobart Toledo 3rd 7–3–1 (7–1–1)
1980 Herb Deromedi Central Michigan 3rd 9–2 (7–2)
1981 Chuck Stobart (2) Toledo 5th 9–3 (8–1)
1982 Denny Stolz Bowling Green 6th 7–5 (7–2)
1983 Bill Mallory (2) Northern Illinois 3rd 10–2 (8–1)
1984 Dan Simrell Toledo 3rd 9–2–1 (7–1–1)
1985 Denny Stolz (2) Bowling Green 9th 11–1 (9–0)
1986 Glen Mason Kent State 1st 5–6 (5–3)
1987 Jim Harkema Eastern Michigan 5th 10–2 (7–1)
1988 Al Molde Western Michigan 2nd 9–3 (7–1)
1989 Paul Schudel Ball State 5th 7–3–2 (6–1–1)
1990 Herb Deromedi (2) Central Michigan 13th 8–3–1 (7–1)
1991 Gary Blackney Bowling Green 1st 11–1 (8–0)
1992 Gary Blackney (2) Bowling Green 2nd 10–2 (8–0)
1993 Paul Schudel (2) Ball State 9th 8–3–1 (7–0–1)
1994 Dick Flynn Central Michigan 1st 9–3 (8–1)
1995 Gary Pinkel Toledo 5th 11–0–1 (7–0–1)
1996 Jim Grobe Ohio 2nd 6–6 (5–3)
1997 Gary Pinkel (2) Toledo 7th 9–3 (7–1)
1998 Bob Pruett Marshall 2nd 12–1 (7–1)
1999 Bob Pruett (2) Marshall 3rd 13–0 (8–0)
2000 Gary Darnell Western Michigan 4th 9–3 (7–1)
2001 Urban Meyer Bowling Green 1st 8–3 (5–3)
2002 Joe Novak Northern Illinois 6th 8–4 (7–1)
2003 Terry Hoeppner Miami 5th 13–1 (8–0)
2004 J. D. Brookhart Akron 1st 6–5 (6–2)
2005 Bill Cubit Western Michigan 1st 7–4 (5–3)
2006 Frank Solich Ohio 2nd 9–5 (7–1)
2007 Turner Gill Buffalo 2nd 5–7 (5–3)
2008 Brady Hoke Ball State 6th 12–2 (8–0)
2009 Al Golden Temple 3rd 9–3 (7–1)
2010 Michael Haywood Miami 2nd 9–4 (8–1)
2011 Ron English Eastern Michigan 3rd 6–6 (4–4)
2012 Darrell Hazell Kent State 2nd 11–3 (8–0)
2013 Rod Carey Northern Illinois 1st 12–1 (8–0)
2014 P. J. Fleck Western Michigan 2nd 8–5 (6–2)
2015 Matt Campbell Toledo 5th 9–2 (6–2)
2016 P. J. Fleck (2) Western Michigan 4th (8–0)
2017 Jason Candle Toledo 2nd (10-2)

Winners by school[edit]

School (First season) Wins Years
Toledo (1952) 10 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1979, 1871, 1984, 1995, 1997, 2015, 2017
Western Michigan (1948) 7 1966, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2005, 2014, 2016
Miami (1948) 5 1965, 1973, 1974, 2003, 2010
Ball State (1975) 5 1975, 1978, 1989, 1993, 2008
Bowling Green (1952) 5 1982, 1985, 1991, 1991, 2001
Central Michigan (1975) 5 1980, 1990, 1994, 1977, 1987
Eastern Michigan (1976) 3 1977, 1987, 2011
Northern Illinois (1975) 3 1983, 2002, 2013
Kent State (1951) 3 1972, 1986, 2012
Ohio (1947) 3 1968, 1996, 2006
Marshall[note 1] (1954) 2 1988, 1999
Akron (1992) 1 2004
Buffalo (1999) 1 2007
Temple[note 2] (2007) 1 2009
Butler[note 3] (1947) 0
Cincinnati[note 4] (1947) 0
Central Florida[note 5] (2002) 0
UMass[note 6] (2011) 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Marshall was a member of the MAC from 1953 to 1969 and again from 1997 to 2004. They left the conference following the 2004 season to become a member of Conference USA.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Temple was a member of the MAC from 2007 to 2011, when they left to become a football-only member of the original Big East Conference, with plans to become full members of that conference in 2013. By the time Temple became an all-sports member, the original Big East had split along football lines, with the non-FBS schools reorganizing as a new, non-football Big East and the remaining FBS schools, including Temple, operating as the American Athletic Conference.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Butler was only a MAC member from 1944 to 1950. They currently play football in the Football Championship Subdivision of NCAA Division I, playing in the non-scholarship Pioneer Football League.
  4. ^ a b c d e f Cincinnati left the Mid-American Conference following the 1953 season and is currently a member of The American.
  5. ^ a b c d e f Cite error: The named reference central florida was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  6. ^ a b c d e f UMass was a member of the MAC from 2011 to 2015, when they left to become a football-only independent member of FBS Football, after declining to be a full member of the MAC

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References[edit]

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