This award is named in honor of University
of Miami three-time Collegiate All-American and NFL Hall of Famer
Ted Hendricks (hey, that's me!). If you would like to become involved as a sponsor
of my award, check out the Foundation
page for more information.
On-field performance, leadership abilities
and contributions to school and community are some of the criteria
used to determine the award winner. The candidates may represent any
class (freshman through senior) as well as any recognized four-year
NCAA member school (Division I through Division III).
Leading college coaches, former players and
coaches, media members and pro football personnel professionals vote
in the selection process.
Hendricks Award winners: Whitney Mercilus (Illinois) - 2011, Da'Quan Bowers (Clemson) - 2010, Jerry Hughes (TCU) - 2009,
Brian Orakpo (Texas) - 2008, Chris Long (Virginia) - 2007, LaMarr Woodley (Michigan) - 2006,
Elvis Dumerville (Louisville) - 2005, David Pollack (Georgia) - 2003 and 2004 and Terrell Suggs (Arizona State) -
2002. All were first round picks in the National Football League
We have just announced our WINNER for 2012! Click on the link above to find out who
is the 11th recipient of my award, and if you have any questions or comments,
get in touch with Award Director Sam
Poulos & please stay tuned to this site for more information.