The Maxwell Award Collegiate Player of the Year

Past Recipients

2008 Tim Tebow
University of  Florida
2007 Tim Tebow
University of  Florida
2006 Brady Quinn
University of Notre Dame
2005 Vince Young
University of Texas
2004 Jason White
University of Oklahoma
2003 Eli Manning
University of Mississippi
2002 Larry Johnson
Pennsylvania State University
2001 Ken Dorsey
University of Miami
2000 Drew Brees
Purdue University
1999 Ron Dayne
University of Wisconsin
1998 Ricky Williams
University of Texas
1997 Peyton Manning
University of Tennessee
1996 Danny Wuerffel
University of Florida
1995 Eddie George
Ohio State University
1994 Kerry Collins
Pennsylvania State University
1993 Charlie Ward
Florida State University
1992 Gino Torretta
University of Miami
1991 Desmond Howard
University of Michigan
1990 Ty Detmer
Brigham Young University
1989 Anthony Thompson
Indiana University
1988 Barry Sanders
Oklahoma State University
1987 Don McPherson
Syracuse University
1986 Vinny Testaverde
University of Miami
1985 Chuck Long
University of Iowa
1984 Doug Flutie
Boston College
1983 Mike Rozier
University of Nebraska
1982 Herschel Walker
University of Georgia
1981 Marcus Allen
University of So. California
1980 Hugh Green
University of Pittsburgh
1979 Charles White
University of So. California
1978 Charles Fusina
Pennsylvania State University
1977 Ross Browner
University of Notre Dame
1976 Tony Dorsett
University of Pittsburgh
1975 Archie Griffin
Ohio State University
1974 Steve Joachim
Temple University
1973 John Cappelletti
Pennsylvania State University
1972 Brad Van Pelt*
Michigan State University
1971 Ed Marinaro
Cornell University
1970 Jim Plunkett
Stanford University
1969 Mike Reid
Pennsylvania State University
1968 O.J. Simpson
University of So. California
1967 Gary Beban
UCLA
1966 James R. Lynch
University of Notre Dame
1965 Tommy Nobis, Jr.
University of Texas
1964 Glenn Ressler
Pennsylvania State University
1963 Roger Staubach
U.S. Naval Academy
1962 Terry Baker
Oregon State University
1961 Robert E. Ferguson
Ohio State University
1960 Joseph Bellino
U.S. Naval Academy
1959 Richard J. Lucas
Pennsylvania State University
1958 Peter J. Dawkins
U.S. Military Academy
1957 Robert H. Reifsnyder
U.S. Naval Academy
1956 Tom McDonald
University of Oklahoma
1955 Howard Cassidy
Ohio State University
1954 Ronald Beagle
U.S. Naval Academy
1953 John Lattner
University of Notre Dame
1952 John Lattner
University of Notre Dame
1951 Dick Kazmaier
Princeton University
1950 Francis J. Bagnell*
University of Pennsylvania
1949 Leon Hart
University of Notre Dame
1948 Charles Bednarik
University of Pennsylvania
1947 Doak Walker*
Southern Methodist University
1946 Charles Trippi
University of Georgia
1945 Felix A. Blanchard
U.S. Military Academy
1944 Glenn Davis
U.S. Military Academy
1943 Robert H. Odell
University of Pennsylvania
1942 Paul V. Governali*
Columbia University
1941 Bill Dudley
University of Virginia
1940 Tom Harmon*
University of Michigan
1939 Niles C. Kinnick*
University of Iowa
1938 Davey O'Brien*
Texas Christian University
1937 Clinton E. Frank*
Yale University
*Deceased