Clemson Football Awards Presented

Clemson Football Awards Presented


Clemson Football Awards Presented


By Staff Report.

 Clemson, SC—The Clemson football program held its annual awards banquet on Saturday night, Jan. 15 at the Madren Center on the Clemson campus.   Awards were presented for performance on the field, in the strength training facility and in the classroom.  

            Da’Quan Bowers was named the MVP on defense and the overall team MVP.  The first-team unanimous All-American led the nation in quarterback sacks with 15.5 and was second in tackles for loss with 26.  He established a school record with nine consecutive games with a sack and finished the season second on the team in tackles with 74.

            Jamie Harper was named the most valuable player on offense.  Harper led the team in rushing yards (760), yards from scrimmage (1088) and all-purpose yards (1131).  He was second in touchdowns with 10 and had 35 receptions, second best in school history for a running back. 

Clemson Football Awards, 2010 

Offensive Awards 

Solid Rock (Most dependable, consistent and solid by position)

               Running Back                           Andre Ellington

               Wide Receiver                          Jaron Brown

               Tight End                                  Dwayne Allen

               Quarterback                              Kyle Parker

               Offensive Line                           Chris Hairston

               Hustle Award                            Chad Diehl

               12th Man Award                       Mason Cloy and Brandon Ford

               Ion Man Award                        Landon Walker

               Rookie of the Year                   DeAndre Hopkins

               Future Impact Player               Tajh Boyd

               Special Teams                           Mike Wade

               Scout Team Player                   Joe Craig and Demont Buice

               MVP                                           Jamie Harper

 Defensive Awards

               Solid Rock Awards

               Defensive Back                         Marcus Gilchrist

               Defensive Tackle                      Jarvis Jenkins

               Defensive End                          Andre Branch

               Linebacker                                Corico Hawkins

               Hustle Award                            Rashard Hall

               12th Man Award                       Xavier Brewer

               Iron Man Award                       DeAndre McDaniel

               Rookie of the Year                   Quandon Christian

               Future Impact Player               Mallicah Goodman

               Special Teams                           Byron Maxwell

               Scout Team                               Bashaud Breeland and Ryan Pruitt

               Most Valuable                           Da’Quan Bowers

Specialist of the Year                              Dawson Zimmerman, Punter

Overall Team MVP                                  Da’Quan Bowers

 Academic Awards

               Highest GPA Freshman           Chandler Catanzaro

               Highest GPA Sophomore         Matt Skinner

               Highest GPA Junior                  Brandon Maye

               Highest GPA Senior                  Caleb Simmons

               Highest GPTA Team                 Dawson Zimmerman

Vickery Hall Awards

               (Given to individuals that exemplify the values of Vickery Hall)

                                                                  Antoine McClain, Tyler Shatley,

                                                                  Tig Willard, Andre  Ellington

Spiritual Leadership Award                   Xavier Dye

Strength Training awards

               Strength All-American             Marcus Gilchrist

Strength Dedication Award                   Marcus Gilchrist and Chad Diehl

Permanent Captains                               Marcus Gilchrist, Chris Hairston,

                                                                  Jarvis Jenkins, DeAndre McDaniel

                                                                  Mike Wade



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