|Chuck Bednarik Award||Phil Steele is proud to be a participant on the voting
committee for the Chuck Bednarik Award.
|CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2013 CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD WINNER:
DT AARON DONALD, PITTSBURGH
|THE CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD IS GIVEN OUT TO THE BEST COLLEGE DEFENSIVE PLAYER|
|AND THE 2013 FINALISTS: CJ Mosley of Alabama & LB Anthony Barr of UCLA|
|ABOUT THE CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD|
The College Defensive Player of the Year Award is named in honor of Chuck Bednarik, College and Pro Football Hall of Famer.
Voters for the Maxwell College Awards are NCAA Head College Football Coaches, members of the Maxwell Football Club & sportswriters and sportscasters from across the country.
The Maxwell Football Club (originally called the Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia) was established in 1935 to promote safety in the game of American football. Named in honor of the late Robert W. (Tiny) Maxwell, legendary college player, official, and sports columnist, the club was founded by his friend Bert Bell, then owner of the Philadelphia Eagles professional football team and later commissioner of the National Football League.
|PAST CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD WINNERS|
|2012 Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
2011 Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
2010 Patrick Peterson - LSU
2009 Ndamukong Suh - Nebraska
2008 Rey Maualuga - USC
2007 Dan Connor - Penn State
2006 Paul Posluszny - Penn State
| 2005 Paul Posluszny - Penn State
2004 David Pollack - Georgia
2003 Teddy Lehman - Oklahoma
2002 E.J. Henderson - Maryland
2001 Julius Peppers - North Carolina
2000 Dan Morgan - Miami, Fl
| 1999 LaVar Arrington - Penn State
1998 Dat Nguyen - Texas A&M
1997 Charles Woodson - Michigan
1996 Pat Fitzgerald - Northwestern
1995 Pat Fitzgerald - Northwestern
For more information, please visit: www.maxwellfootballclub.org