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Kansas City Committee of 101 Awards

The Kansas City Committee of 101 was founded by Jack Wheeler.[1][2] The name was chosen because the membership was limited to 101 Kansas City Chiefs fans and cost $1,000 annually (over $6,550 adjusted for inflation). The group began presenting its annual NFL awards in 1969. They started as NFL and AFL Awards. After the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, however, they have been awarded to the top AFC and NFC players and coaches. The "Committee of 101" is a national media committee of 101 sportswriters and sportscasters, who cover the NFL, and are asked to vote on the top offensive player, defensive player, and coach on each of the National Football League conferences, rather than the NFL as a whole.[3][2]

The annual NFL 101 Awards, is the nation's oldest awards event dedicated exclusively to professional football.[4]

The awards are handed out at an annual event in Kansas City, Missouri, and all proceeds from the 101 Awards benefit the Kansas City Chiefs Charities.

Offensive Player of the Year awards

Defensive Player of the Year awards

Coach of the Year awards

See: National Football League Coach of the Year Award#Kansas City Committee of 101 AFC/NFC Coach of the Year Awards

Lamar Hunt Award

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See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ "101 Awards - Kansas City's Salute to Professional Football". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ a b "101 Award Winners Announced". chiefs.com. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "101 Awards Selection Committee". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "101 Awards". Premier Sports Management. Retrieved 2016.
  5. ^ "Past NFC Offensive Honorees". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ "Past AFC Offensive Honorees". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ "Past NFC Defensive Honorees". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "Past AFC Defensive Honorees". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ "Past NFC Coach Honorees". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  10. ^ "Past AFC Coach Honorees". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.
  11. ^ "McCarthy, Favre Selected For NFL 101 Awards". Green Bay Packers, Inc. Jan 28, 2008. Archived from the original on January 11, 2009. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "History/Awards". 101awards.com. Retrieved 2016.

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