Bronko Nagurski Trophy
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Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Bronko Nagurski Trophy
The Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Given forThe best defensive player in college football
CountryUnited States
Presented byCharlotte Touchdown Club and Football Writers Association of America
First award1993
Most recentZaven Collins, Tulsa

The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the collegiate American football defensive player adjudged by the membership of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) to be the best in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The award is named for Bronko Nagurski, who played football for the University of Minnesota and Chicago Bears, and is presented by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and FWAA.[1]


See also


  • "Bronko Nagurski Award Winners". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2017.
  1. ^ "College football: 2016 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list announced". Football Writers Association of America. July 8, 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Cranston, Mike (December 6, 2010). "Clemson DE Bowers wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy". The Oklahoman. Associated Press. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ Reed, Steve (December 13, 2011). "Kuechly wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "Notre Dame's Te'o wins Nagurski Award for top defensive player". USA Today. Associated Press. December 3, 2012. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ Werner, Sam (December 9, 2013). "Pitt defensive tackle Donald wins Nagurski Trophy". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "Arizona LB Scooby Wright wins Nagurski Award". USA Today. Associated Press. December 8, 2014. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ Scarcella, Rich (December 8, 2015). "Temple's Matakevich wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy". Reading Eagle. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ Potter, Charlie (December 6, 2016). "Alabama's Jonathan Allen wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy". CBS Sports. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ Reed, Steve (December 5, 2017). "NC State DE Bradley Chubb wins Nagurski Award as top defender". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ Pilgram, Jack (December 3, 2018). "Josh Allen wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy for Defensive Player of the Year". Kentucky Sports Radio. Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ Taylor, John (December 9, 2019). "Heisman finalist Chase Young named the 2019 Nagurski Trophy winner". College Football Talk. NBC Sports. Retrieved 2019.
  12. ^ Thompson, Jaylon. "Zaven Collins wins Bronko Nagurski Award". 247 Sports. Retrieved 2020.

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