Chuck Bednarik Award
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Chuck Bednarik Award
Chuck Bednarik Award
Given forCollege defensive player of the year
CountryUnited States
Presented byMaxwell Football Club
First award1995
Most recentChase Young, Ohio State

The Chuck Bednarik Award is presented annually to the defensive player in college football as judged by the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. The award is named for Chuck Bednarik, a former college and professional American football player. Voters for the Maxwell College Awards are NCAA head college football coaches, members of the Maxwell Football Club, and sportswriters and sportscasters from across the country. The Maxwell Club is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the presentations are held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Club members are given voting privileges for the award.


See also


  • "Chuck Bednarik Award Winners". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2017.
  1. ^ "Manning, Woodson earn football honors". Ocala Star-Banner. Associated Press. December 12, 1997. p. 3C. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Posluszny wins the Bednarik Award". Beaver County Times. December 9, 2005. p. B1. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "LSU's Patrick Peterson wins Chuck Bednarik, Jim Thorpe awards". The Times-Picayune. December 9, 2010. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "LSU has big night as college football awards are handed out". USA Today. Associated Press. December 9, 2011. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ Scheuring, Ian. "Manti Te'o wins Maxwell, Bednarik, Walter Camp player-of-the-year awards". Hawaii News Now. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald Wins Bednarik Award". Associated Press. December 12, 2013. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "Arizona LB Scooby Wright wins Chuck Bednarik Award". USA Today. Associated Press. December 11, 2014. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "Temple's Tyler Matakevich wins Bednarik Award for defense". USA Today. Associated Press. December 10, 2015. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ "Alabama defensive lineman Allen wins Bednarik Award". Yahoo Sports. Associated Press. December 8, 2016. Retrieved 2016.
  10. ^ "Minkah Fitzpatrick also takes home Chuck Bednarik Award". December 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ Conway, Tyler. "Kentucky's Josh Allen Wins 2018 Bednarik Award as Top Defensive Player". Bleacher Report. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "Chase Young Wins 2019 Chuck Bednarik Award". Retrieved 2020.

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