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Cal Football Team Awards
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  05/29/2008

Most Valuable Player

Begun in 1947 by the Berkeley Bear Backers. Selected by team vote.
1947- Johnny Graves, FB
1948- Jackie Jensen, FB
1949- Bob Celeri, QB
1950- Pete Schabarum, HB
1951- Les Richter, G
1952- John Olszewski, FB
1953- Paul Larson, QB
1954- Paul Larson, QB; Matt Hazeltine, C
1955- Steve Dimeff, FB
1956- Herb Jackson, FB
1957- Ron Wheatcroft, E
1958- Joe Kapp, QB
1959- Frank Sally, T
1960- Dick Carsen, C
1961- Larry Balliett, QB
1962- Bill Turner, E
1963- Craig Morton, QB
1964- Craig Morton, QB
1965- Tom Relles, FB
1966- Jerry Bradley, E
1967- Jim Fetherston, LB
1968- Ed White, DL
1969- Gary Fowler, HB
1970- Stan Murphy, HB
1971- Sherman White, DT
1972- Steve Sweeney, WR
1973- Chuck Muncie, TB
1974- Steve Bartkowski, QB
1975- Chuck Muncie, TB
1976- Joe Roth, QB (offense); Bob Werner, NG (defense)
1977- Jesse Thompson, WR; George Freitas, TE (offense); Anthony Green,DB (defense)
1978- Paul Jones, FB (offense); David Shaw, LB (defense)
1979- Rich Campbell, QB (offense); Greg Bracelin, LB (defense)
1980- Rich Campbell, QB (offense); Rich Dixon, LB (defense)
1981- Mariet Ford, WR (offense); Ron Rivera, LB (defense)
1982- Mariet Ford, WR
1983- Ron Rivera, LB
1984- Hardy Nickerson, LB
1985- Hardy Nickerson, LB
1986- Hardy Nickerson, LB
1987- Troy Taylor, QB
1988- Troy Taylor, QB
1989- Troy Taylor, QB
1990- Anthony Wallace, RB
1991- Mike Pawlawski, QB
1992- Sean Dawkins, WR
1993- Jerrott Willard, LB
1994- Jerrott Willard, LB
1995- Duane Clemons, LB
1996- Pat Barnes, QB
1997- Bobby Shaw, WR
1998- Dameane Douglas, WR; Sekou Sanyika, LB
1999- Deltha O'Neal, CB/RET
2000- Andre Carter, DE
2001- Marcus Fields, FB
2002- Kyle Boller, QB (offense); Tully Banta-Cain, DE (defense)
2003- Geoff McArthur, WR (offense); Donnie McCleskey, ROV (defense)
2004- J.J. Arrington, TB; Aaron Rodgers (offense); Ryan Riddle, DE (defense)
2005- Marvin Philip, C (offense); Donnie McCleskey, ROV (defense)
2006- Marshawn Lynch, RB (offense); Daymeion Hughes, CB (defense)
2007- Justin Forsett, RB (offense); Thomas DeCoud, S (defense)


Andy Smith Trophy

Begun in 1920 by Dean Witter. Awarded yearly to the varsity football player with the most Big C playing time.
1920- Lee Cranmer
1921- Dan McMillan
1922- Webster Clark
1923- Stew Beam
1924- Babe Horrell, C
1925- Dana Carey, G
1926- John Sargent, T
1927- Fritz Coltrin, T
1928- Roy Riegels, C
1929- Robert Norton, E
1930- Fritz Cahn, T
1931- Art Carlson, G
1932- Dick Tozer, T
1933- Bill Boone, T (232)
1934- Russ Calkins, C (222)
1935- Larry Lutz, T, Bob Herwig, C (282)
1936- Johnny Meek, QB (451)
1937- Bob Herwig, C (313)
1938- Vic Bottari, RB (297 1/2)
1939- Lee Artoe, T (328)
1940- Bill Elmore, QB (488)
1941- Bob Reinhard, RB (238 1/2)
1942- John Ferguson, E (372 1/2)
1943- Art Honneger, RB (497)
1944- Roger Harding, C (533)
1945- Bob Lossie, H (477)
1946- Ken Groefsema, E (205 3/4)
1947- Jack Jensen, RB (314)
1948- Gene Frassetto, T (363)
1949- Rod Franz, G (229 1/2)
1950- Bob Minahen, E (206)
1951- Les Richter, G (267)
1952- Ray Willsey, QB (269 1/2)
1953- Paul Larson, QB (463)
1954- Jim Hanifan, E (482)
1955- Don Mitchell, C (464)
1956- Frank Mattarocci, C (515)
1957- Curt Iaukea, T (377)
1958- Joe Kapp, QB (442)
1959- Don Piestrup, G (387 1/2)
1960- Roger Stull, G (441 1/2)
1961- Andy Segale, T (357 1/2)
1962- Bill Turner, E (403 1/2)
1963- Jim Phillips, LB (360)
1964- John Garamendi, G (340)
1965- Jerry Mosher, DB (311)
1966- Don Guest, DB (311)
1967- Bobby Smith, DB (305 1/2)
1968- Ken Wiedemann, DB (304 1/2)
1969- Phil Croyle, LB (269 1/2)
1970- Phil Croyle, LB (316 1/2)
1971- Ray Youngblood, RB (322 1/2)
1972- Steve Lawrence, T (293 1/2)
1973- Karl Crumpacker, DB (357)
1974- Herman Edwards, DB (369 1/2)
1975- Ted Albrecht, T (259)
1976- Bob Warner, LB (234)
1977- Ken McAllister, DB (293)
1978- Duke Leffler, G
1979- Ron Coccimiglio, DB
1980- Harvey Salem, T
1981- John Sullivan, DB
1982- Reggie Camp, DT
1983- Richard Rodgers, DB
1984- Ken Pettway, DB
1985- Ron Zenker, G
1986- Gary Hein, DB
1987- John Hardy, DB
1988- David Ortega, LB
1989- Doug Parrish, DB
1990- James Richards, G
1991- David Wilson, SAF
1992- Eric Zomalt, SAF
1993- Eric Mahlum, C
1994- Je'Rod Cherry, SAF; Matt Clizbe, SAF
1995- Dante DePaola, SAF
1996- Todd Stewart, OT
1997- Sekou Sanyika, OLB
1998- John Welbourn, OT
1999- Pete Destefano, SAF
2000- Andre Carter, DE; Mark Wilson, OT
2001- Scott Fujita, OLB; Scott Tercero, OG
2002- Nnamdi Asomugha, DB
2003- Chris Murphy, OT
2004- Ryan O'Callaghan, OL
2005- Daymeion Hughes, CB
2006- Daymeion Hughes, CB
2007- Thomas DeCoud, S

Brick Muller Award

Begun in 1949 in honor of California All-American Brick Muller. Awarded to the most valuable lineman.
1949- Rod Franz
1950- Les Richter
1951- Charles Harris
1952- Tom Dutton
1953- Matt Hazeltine, C
1954- Matt Hazeltine, C
1955- Don Mitchell, C
1956- Frank Mattarocci, C
1957- Ron Wheatcroft, E
1958- Pete Domoto, G
1959- Frank Sally, T
1960- Dick Carlsen, C
1961- John Erby, G
1962- Bill Turner, E
1963- Jim Anderson, T
1964- Stan Dzura, T
1965- John Garamendi, G
1966- John Beasley, E
1967- Ed White, G
1968- Ed White, G
1969- Mark Hultgren, T
1970- Greg Hendren, G
1971- Sherman White, T
1972- Bob Kampa, T
1973- Ted Seifert, T
1974- Chris Mackie, G
1975- Ted Albrecht, T
1976- Duane Williams, C (offense); Bob Warner, NG (defense)
1977- Duke Leffler, G (offense); Ralph DeLoach, E (defense)
1978- Duke Leffler, G (offense); Ralph DeLoach, E (defense)
1979- Brian Bailey, G (offense); Ralph DeLoach, E (defense)
1980- Harvey Salem, T (offense); Kirk Karacozoff, NG (defense)
1981- Harvey Salem, T (offense); Gary Plummer, NG (defense)
1982- Harvey Salem, T (offense); Reggie Camp, NG (defense)
1983- Steve Shotwell, T (offense); John Haina, NG (defense)
1984- Keith Kartz, T (offense); Mike Rusinek, T (defense)
1985- Keith Kartz, T (offense); Majett Whitseide, NG (defense)
1986- Doug Riesenberg, OT (offense); Majett Whiteside, NG (defense)
1987- Kam King, OG (offense); Majett Whiteside, NG (defense)
1988- Dave Zawatson, OT (offense); Natu Tuatagaloa, DT (defense)
1989- Tony Smith, OG (offense); Rhett Hall, DT (defense)
1990- Ernie Rogers, OT (offense); Rhett Hall, DT (defense)
1991- Troy Auzenne, OT (offense); Mack Travis, DT (defense)
1992- Todd Steussie, OT (offense); Chidi Ahanotu, DT (defense)
1993- Todd Steussie, OT; Eric Mahlum, C (offense); Bill Ayer, DT (defense)
1994- Brian Thure, OT (offense); Regan Upshaw, DE (defense) 1995- Ben Lynch, OG (offense); Regan Upshaw, DE (defense)
1996- Tarik Glenn, OT (offense); Brandon Whiting, DT (defense)
1997- Jeremy Newberry, C/OG (offense); Brandon Whiting, DT (defense)
1998- John Welbourn, OT (offense); Andre Carter, DE (defense)
1999- Kevin Doherty, OT (offense); Andre Carter, DE (defense)
2000- Reed Diehl, OL (offense); Andre Carter, DE (defense)
2001- Scott Tercero, OL (offense); Tully Banta-Cain, DE (defense)
2002- Scott Tercero, OG (offense); Josh Gustaveson, DE (defense)
2003- Mark Wilson, OT (offense); Lorenzo Alexander, DT (defense)
2004- Marvin Philip, C (offense); Ryan Riddle, DE (defense)
2005- Ryan O'Callaghan, OT (offense); Brandon Mebane, DT (defense)
2006- Erik Robertson, OG (offense); Brandon Mebane, DT (defense)
2007- Alex Mack, C (offense); Tyson Alualu, DL (defense)

J. Scott Duncan Award

Begun in 1974 by the California coaching staff in memory of running back J. Scott Duncan, who was killed in an auto accident in the summer of 1974. Awarded to the most valuable special teams junior until 2005 when awarded to most valuable special teams player.
1974- Mike Hodgins, WR
1975- Jeff Barnes, DE
1976- Jim Breech, PK
1977- Jim Breech, PK
1978- Pat Turner, LB
1979- David Heck, T
1980- Mick Luckhurst, PK
1981- Mike Ahr, P
1982- Kevin Moen, DB
1983- Randy Pratt, PK
1984- Tom Gandsey, P/PK
1985- Steve Hendrickson, LB
1986- Gary Hein, DB
1987- Scott Tabor, P
1988- Robbie Keen, P/PK
1989- Brad Edgar, C
1990- Jason Wilborn, LB
1991- Scott Roseman, DE
1992- Doug Brien, PK
1993- Matt Clizbe, SAF
1994- Tim Manning, SAF
1995- Ryan Longwell, P/PK
1996- Justin Flagg, LB
1997- John McLaughlin, DE
1998- Josh Trowbridge, LB; John McLaughlin, DE
1999- Nick Harris, P
2000- Nick Harris, P
2001- Mark Jensen, PK; Marcus Daniels, LB
2002- Mark Jensen, PK
2003- Mike McGrath, SAF
2004- Byron Storer, FB
2005- Byron Storer, FB
2006- DeSean Jackson, PR; Byron Storer, FB
2007- Jahvid Best, KR


Joe Roth Award

Begun in 1977. Awarded to the player best exemplifying the courage, sportsmanship, and attitude of Cal quarterback Joe Roth, who died of cancer in 1977 following his senior season.
1977- Gary Graumann, QB
1978- Rich Campbell, QB
1979- Stan Holloway, LB
1981- Dan Wetherell, NG
1982- Gary Plummer, NG
1983- Eddie Walsh, LB
1984- Mike Reed, C
1985- Dwight Garner, RB
1986- John Geringer, LB
1987- Ken Harvey, LB
1988- Steve Hendrickson, LB
1989- Troy Tayler, QB
1990- Todd Steussie, OG; Greg Zomalt, FB
1991- Mike Caldwell, SL
1992- Jerrott Willard, ILB
1993- Duane Clemons, DE
1994- Dave Barr, QB
1995- Ben Lynch, C
1996- Pat Barnes, QB
1997- Brandon Whiting, DT
1998- Matt Beck, ILB
1999- Damian Marzett, SAF
2000- Chidi Iwuoma, CB
2001- Joe Igber, TB
2002- Bert Watts, SAF
2003- Josh Beckham, DT
2004- Matt Giordano, SAF
2005- Marvin Philip, C
2006- Nu'u Tafisi, DE
2007- Justin Moye, LB

Ken Cotton Award

Begun in 1946. Donated by Vic Bottari, Sam Chapman, Perry Schwartz, Gene McAteer, and Jud Callaghan in memory of Ken Cotton, 1935-37 fullback, killed in action in World War II as a Navy flyer. Awarded to the varsity player displaying the most courage.
1946- George Fong, FB
1947- Johnny Graves, FB
1948- Carl Van Heuit, HB
1949- Charley Sarver, HB
1950- Carl Van Heuit, HB
1951- John Olszewski, FB
1952- Glenn Gulvin, T
1953- Al Talley, HB
1954- George Najarian, T
1955- Donn Smith, HB
1956- Nat Brazil, HB
1957- Ron Wheatcroft, E
1958- Jack Hart, HB
1959- Steve Bates, HB
1960- Jim Burress, HB
1964- Tom Relles, FB
1965- Ken Moulton, HB
1966- Jim Fetherston, LB
1967- Dennis Pitta, LB
1968- Irby Augustine, E
1969- Irby Augustine, E
1970- Dick Wagner, G
1971- Sam Garamendi, LB
1972- Dave Lawson, DB
1973- Paul Giroday, T
1974- Dave Bateman, E
1975- Phil Heck, LB
1976- Phil Heck, LB
1977- Bob Smiland, OT
1978- Daryle Skaugstad, DT
1979- Greg Bracelin, LB
1980- Kirk Karacozoff, NG
1981- John Tuggle, RB
1982- Gale Gilbert, QB
1983- Andy Bark, WR
1984- Gale Gilbert, QB
1985- Garey Williams, DB
1986- James Devers, WR
1987- Chris Richards, RB
1988- Chris Richards, RB
1989- David Ortega, LB
1990- Castle Redmond, ILB
1991- Steve Gordon, C; David Wilson, DB
1992- Al Casner, OG
1993- Chris Carpenter, TE; Artis Houston, DB
1994- Jerrott Willard, LB
1995- Dante DePaola, SAF
1996- Brandon Whiting, DT
1997- Kursten Sheridan, OT
1998- Nate Geldermann, ILB
1999- Scott Fujita, OLB
2000- Robert Truhitte, OL
2001- Kyle Boller, QB
2002- Matt Nixon, LB
2003- Tosh Lupoi, DE
2004- Mike McGrath, DB
2005- Aaron Merz, OG
2006- Andrew Cameron, OT; Steve Kelly, DE
2007- Mike Gibson, OT; Matt Malele, DT


Stub Allison Award

Begun in 1962 by the Berkeley Breakfast Club in honor of Leonard B. "Stub" Allison, California football coach, 1935-44, who died in the spring of 1962. Awarded to the most inspirational player on the squad.
1962- John Erby, G
1963- Rudy Carvajal, FB
1964- Jerry Walter, DB
1965- Jim Phillips, LB
1966- Dan Goich, T
1967- John McGaffie, FB
1968- John McGffie, FB
1969- Irby Augustine, E
1970- Phil Croyle, LB
1971- Ray Youngblood, DB
1972- Loren Toews, LB
1973- Kevin OODorisio, C
1974- Paul von der Mehden, NG
1975- Jack Holleman, DB; Paul von der Mehden, NG
1976- Duane Williams, C
1977- Burl Toler, LB
1978- Eric Anderson, QB
1979- Paul Jones, FB
1980- Kirk Karacozoff, NG
1981- Richard Rodgers, DB
1982- Ahmad Anderson, DB
1983- Richard Rodgers, DB
1984- Dave Pillsbury, LB
1985- Keith Cockett, WR
1986- Chris Richards, RB
1987- Chris Richards, RB
1988- Natu Tuatagaloa, DT
1989- David Ortega, LB
1990- DeWayne Odom, OLB
1991- Cornell Collier, OLB
1992- Chidi Ahanotu, DT
1993- Eric Zomalt, SAF
1994- Ricky Spears, SAF
1995- Regan Upshaw, DE
1996- Andy Jacobs, DE
1997- Jeremy Newberry, C/OG
1998- Sekou Sanyika, OLB
1999- Jacob Waasdorp, NG
2000- Jacob Waasdorp, NG
2001- Scott Fujita, OLB
2002- Tom Canada, DE
2003- Vincent Strang, WR
2004- Geoff McArthur, WR
2005- Donnie McCleskey, DB
2006- Desmond Bishop, LB
2007- Justin Forsett, RB


Bob Simmons Award

Begun in 1967 for the freshman player who died as a result of injuries sustained in the 1967 "Little Big Game." Beginning in 1977, the award was given to the most valuable prep squad player. In 1981, the award was given to the most valuable junior varsity players. Beginning in 1982, the award was given to the most valuable freshman.
1967- Bob Darby
1968- O.Z. White
1969- Isaac Curtis; Godwin Turk
1970- Darrel Sanders; Blane Warhurst
1971- Claude Westmoreland
1972- Steve Rivera, WR
1973- Maurice Hamilton, QB
1974- John Stewart, RB
1975- Eric Anderson, QB
1976- Tom Rhoda, DE
1977- Drew Field, QB (offense); Daryle Skaugstad, DT (defense)
1978- Drew Field, QB (offense); Ulysses Madison, LB (defense)
1979- Steve Pas, OL (offense); Mike Lozica, DB (defense)
1980- Bruce Prothro, QB (offense); Steve Dunn, DB (defense)
1981- Ron Story, RB (offense); Tino De La Cruz, LB (defense)
1982- Dwight Garner, RB 1983- Don Noble, TE (offense); Hardy Nickerson, LB (defense)
1984- Vincent Delgado, WR; John Johnson, LB (defense)
1985- Marc Hicks, RB
1986- Troy Taylor, QB
1987- Ferric Collons, DL
1988- Brian Treggs, WR
1989- Greg Zomalt, FB
1990- Eric Zomalt, DB
1991- Jerrott Willard, ILB
1992- Jerod Cherry, FS
1993- Regan Upshaw, DE
1994- Brandon Whiting, DT
1995- Derrick Gardner, DB
1996- Matt Beck, ILB
1997- Marcus Fields, TB
1998- Langston Walker, OT
1999- Daniel Nwangwu, DT
2000- Mark Wilson, OT
2001- Terrell Williams, TB
2002- Donnie McCleskey, ROV
2003- Daymeion Hughes, CB
2004- Marshawn Lynch, RB
2005- DeSean Jackson, WR
2006- Syd'Quan Thompson, CB
2007- Jahvid Best, RB

Dink Artal Award

Awarded in memory of Dink Artal, 1952 freshman halfback, who died early in the fall of 1953. Awarded to the non-letterwinner best exemplifying California spirit. In 1995, all players on the roster became eligible for this award.
1953- Dave Ackerman, C
1954- Donn Smith, HB
1955- Joe Kessel, G
1956- John Kalamaras, QB
1957- Howard Solvin, C
1958- Ken Meade, QB
1959- Glenn Tanimoto, C
1960- Ken Sasaki, FB
1961- Nelson Gurll, C
1962- Terry Wolfe, G
1963- Carl Larsen, T
1964- John Frantz, T
1965- Randy Wilson, HB
1966- Bill Waetherford, G
1967- Carlos Zaragoza, C
1968- Rod Maslowski, HB
1969- Bob Rogers, T
1970- Stan Stanek, E
1971- Stan Stanek, C
1972- Ivan Weiss, LB
1973- Bob Dwyer, G
1974- Dave Bacigalupo, C
1975- Oliver Hillmon, RB
1976- Dan Eisan, NG
1977- Art West, QB
1978- Tom Mazzucco, C
1979- Tom Mazzucco, LB
1980- Tom Mazzucco, LB
1981- Robert Otis, G
1982- John Geringer, LB
1983- Keith Kartz, OG
1984- Natu Tuatagaloa, DT
1985- D'Andre Wells, QB
1986- Brian McGhee, QB
1987- Cornell Collier, LB
1988- Jeff Jones, TB
1989- Brian McGhee, WR
1990- Darryl Vaughn, WR
1991- Dante DePaola, DB
1992- Adolfo Reyes, DL
1993- Hugo Yon, RB; Marty Gaskins, WR
1994- Hugo Yon, RB
1995- Reynard Rutherford, TB
1996- Marc Vera, FB
1997- Matt Beck, LB
1998- Nate Geldermann, ILB
1999- Wesley Dalton, QB
2000- David Watts, SAF
2001- Adam Sugarman, CB
2002- Tom Canada, DE
2003- James Bethea, CB
2004- Burl Toler, WR
2005- Tosh Lupoi, DL
2006- Byron Storer, FB; Mickey Pimentel, LB
2007- John Allen, DE

Bob Tessier Award

Begun in 1950 California team in honor of its late line coach, Bob Tessier. Awarded to the most improved lineman on the team.
1950- Bob Bagley
1951- Steve Glick
1952- Jim Kotler
1953- Dick Kern
1954- John Garzoli, T
1955- Jim Wheatcroft, T
1956- Don Piestrup, G
1957- Pat Newell, G
1958- Jerry Lundgren, E
1959- Dave George, E; Doug Graham, T
1960- Dick Carlsen, C
1961- Ron Vaughn, E
1962- Jim Phillips, G
1963- Stan Dzura, T
1964- Steve Radich, LB
1965- Bob Crittenden, G
1966- Duane Mayfield, T
1967- Jim Calkins, E
1968- Dick Wagner, G
1969- Sherman White, T
1970- Eric Swanson, G
1971- Mark Klink, T
1972- Randy Howard, C
1973- Fred Weber, E
1974- Dave Frey, E
1975- Jack Harrison, G
1976- Duke Leffler, T (ofense); Ralph DeLoach, T (defense)
1977- Ernie Binggeli, G (offense); Don Alaman, E (defense)
1978- Dave Shaw, C (offense); Charles Glass, E (defense)
1979- Harvey Salem, T (offense); Dupre Marshall, NG (defense)
1980- Bruce Sorenson, C (offense); Rich Stachowski, T (defense)
1981- Greg Loberg, G (offense); Rich Stachowski, T (defense)
1982- Pat Brady, C
1983- Don James, DT
1984- Roy Ambrose, NG
1985- Kam King, OG
1986- Natu Tuatagaloa, DL; Chuck Steele, C
1987- Tony Smith, OG
1988- Troy Auzenne, OT
1989- Chidi Ahanotu, DT
1990- Todd Steussie, OT
1991- Ryan Peery, DT; Jason Wilborn, DE
1992- Scott Roseman, DE
1993- Brian Thure, OT
1994- Todd Stewart, OG; Greg Webb, DT
1995- Drake Parker, OG; Brent Jones, DT
1996- Jeremy Newberry, C
1997- Brian Shields, OT
1998- Jacob Waasdorp, DT
1999- Mawuko Tugbenyoh, DE
2000- Tully Banta-Cain, DE
2001- Langston Walker, OT
2002- Jonathan Giesel, OG (offense); Lorenzo Alexander, DT (defense)
2003- Marvin Philip, C (offense); Monte Parson, DE (defense)
2004- Ryan O'Callaghan, OL (offense); Tom Sverchek, DT (defense)
2005- Jonathan Murphy, OL (offense); Nu'u Tafisi, DE (defense)
2006- Alex Mack, C (offense); Abu Ma'afala, DE (defense)
2007- Brian De La Puente, OG (offense); Cameron Jordan, DE (defense)

Berkeley Breakfast Club Award

Awarded to the outstanding player in the Big Game.
1982- Mariet Ford, WR
1983- Gale Gilbert, QB
1984- Ed Barbero, FB
1985- Vince Delgado, WR (offense); Miles Turpin, LB (defense)
1986- Kevin Brown, QB
1987- David Ortega, LB
1988- Troy Taylor, QB
1989- Troy Taylor, QB
1990- Russell White, RB
1991- Sean Dawkins, WR
1992- Sean Dawkins, WR
1993- Lindsey Chapman, TB; Paul Joiner, LB; Doug Brien, PK
1994- Tyrone Edwards, TB
1995- Tony Gonzalez, TE
1996- Brandon Whiting, DT
1997- Dameane Douglas, WR
1998- Jacob Waasdorp, DT
1999- Deltha O'Neal, CB/RET
2000- Tully Banta-Cain, DE
2001- Nnamdi Asomugha, SAF
2002- Joe Igber, TB
2003- Geoff McArthur, WR; Aaron Rodgers, QB
2004- Marshawn Lynch, RB; Ray Tago, DE 2005- Ryan O'Callaghan, OL; Brandon Mebane, DT
2006- Tom Schneider, PK
2007- Robert Jordan, WR; Zack Follett, LB

Henry J. Bates Memorial Award

Awarded by the Grid Club of Sacramento to the outstanding senior from Northern California.
1968- Dennis Pitta, LB
1969- Paul Martyr, LB
1970- Dave Seppi, DT
1971- Sam Garamendi, FB
1973- Ted Siefert, C
1975- Paul Vonder Mahden, NT
1976- Fred Besana, QB
1977- Jim Breech, PK
1978- Ralph DeLoach, DE
1979- Darnell Chapman, DB; Joe Rose, WR
1980- Brian Bailey, OG; Matt Bouza, WR; Kirk Karacozoff, DT
1982- Tim Lucas, LB
1983- Steve Shotwell, OL
1984- Gail Gilbert, QB
1985- Brian Walgenbach, LB
1987- Brian Bedford, QB
1988- Rob Bimson, WR; Vince Delgado, WR
1989- Tony Smith, OL; Troy Taylor, QB
1990- Robbie Keen, P/PK
1991- Steve Gordon, C
1997- Kato Serwanga, CB
1998- Mark Orr, DB
1999- Matt Beck, ILB
2000- Harold Pearson, CB
2001- Marcus Fields, FB
2002- no award
2003- Mark Wilson, OT
2004- Garrett Cross, TE
2005- Ryan O'Callaghan, OT
2006- Byron Storer, FB
2007- Lavelle Hawkins, WR


Ken Harvey Award

Awarded to the player showing special academic commitment and improvement.
2002- Jamaal Cherry, DE
2003- Eli Thompson, LB
2004- Geoff McArthur, WR
2005- Terrell Williams, RB
2006- Marcus O'Keith, RB
2007- Lavelle Hawkins, WR


Frank J. Schlessinger Coaches Award

Awarded to the player who demonstrates outstanding athletic ability, academic success and community service.
2002- Ryan Jones, C
2003- Chris Murphy, OT
2004- Jonathan Giesel, OL
2005- Ryan Foltz, DL
2006- Scott Smith, OL
2007- Craig Stevens, TE


Strength Award

Awarded to the lifter of the year.
2002- Scott Tercero, OG
2003- Brandon Hall, TE (Senior); Greg Van Hoesen, LB (Freshman)
2004- Ryan Gutierrez, SAF (Senior); Will Ta'ufo'ou, FB (Freshman)
2005- Harrison Smith, DB (Senior); Anthony Felder, LB (Freshman)
2006- Byron Storer, FB (Senior); James Montgomery, RB (Freshman)
2007- Greg Van Hoesen, LB (Senior); Brock Mansion, QB (Freshman)


Scout Team Player of the Year

2002: Byron Storer, FB (offense); Ryan Estes, LB (defense); Tim Mixon, CB (special teams)
2003: Craig Stevens, TE (offense); Steve Kelly, LB (defense); Terrell Williams, TB (special teams)
2004: Noris Malele, OL (offense); Worrell Williams, LB (defense); Frank Summers, FB (special teams)
2005: Cameron Morrah, TE (offense); Virdell Larkins, DB; Jason Miller, LB (defense); Brian Cristol (special teams)
2006: Chris Guarnero, OL; Jeremy Ross, WR (offense); Charles Amadi, DB; Kyle Kirst, LB (defense); Brian Holley, FB (special teams)
2007: Sam DeMartinis, OL; Michael Calvin, WR (offense); D.J. Campbell, DB; D.J. Holt, LB (defense); John Tyndall, FB; Will Kapp, FB (special teams)


Most Improved Player

2002- Tom Swoboda, TE
2003- Geoff McArthur, WR
2004- Sid Slater, LB
2005- Craig Stevens, TE
2006: Thomas DeCoud, S
2007- Julian Arthur, TE; Brandon Hampton, DB


Most Valuable Back

2002- Joe Igber, TB
2003- Adimchinobe Echemandu, TB
2004- J.J. Arrington, TB
2005- Marshawn Lynch, TB
2006- Marshawn Lynch, TB (Offense); Daymeion Hughes, DB (Defense)
2007- Justin Forsett, TB (Offense); Thomas DeCoud, S (Defense)


Pappy Waldorf Coaches Award

Given to the player who exemplifies what players from the Pappy Waldorf-era exemplified.
2005- Chris Manderino, FB
2006- Tim Mixon, DB
2007- Greg Van Hoesen, LB


Everett Merriman Award

Given to the player who is the top contributor to the team's community service efforts.
2005- Scott Smith, OL
2006- Eric Beegun, TE
2007- Tom Schneider, PK


Special Recognition Award

Career award for dedication to the Cal Football program.
2007- Robert Jordan, WR


Clint Evans Trophy

Begun in 1963 for the man who coached Cal baseball for 25 years and frosh football for 14 years, 1925-26, 1931-42. Awarded from 1963-76 to the junior varsity football player selected by his teammates as the most intense competitor; from 1977-81, awarded to the most intense prep squad player; in 1983, for the "Most Intense Freshman Competitor."
1963- Jim Reikes
1964- Greg Houghton
1965- Rodger Gray; Warren Michaelis
1966- Ken Wiedemann
1967- Phil Croyle
1968- Sam Garamendi
1969- Paul Giroday
1970- Brad Mumm
1971- Pat Micco, T
1972- Stan Stanek, T
1973- Jim Edelstein, B
1974- Dan Eisan, G
1975- Dan Eisan, G
1976- Dan Squeri, DE
1977- Mike French, G (offense); Vic Henderson, LB (defense)
1978- Delroy Reed, WR (offense); Ulysses Madison, LB (defense)
1979- Terry Wiley, RB (offense); Don Sanguinetti, LB (defense)
1980- Bruce Prothro, QB (offense); John Haina, NG (defense)
1981- Rance McDougald, WR (offense); Andre Lindsey, T (defense)
1983- Doug Riesenberg, DT
1984- Dave Zawatson, OT
1985- Eric Howard, DL
1986- Michael Ford, WR
1987- Troy Auzenne, OL
1988- David Wilson, DB; Steve Stafford, TE
1989- Todd Steussie, DT
1990- Eric Zomalt, DB
1991- Brad Bowers, DL
1992- Andy Jacobs, ILB
1993- Regan Upshaw, DE
1994- Tony Gonzalez, TE
1995- Pete Destefano, SAF; Matt Beck, LB; Sekou Sanyika, LB
1996- Nate Geldermann, LB
1997- Andre Carter, DE
1998- Scott Fujita, OLB; Saleem Muhammad, FB
1999- Kyle Boller, QB
2000- Marvin Philip, C
2001- Lorenzo Alexander, DT


Andrew L. Smith Scholarship Award

Awarded to a player for academic excellence.
1982- Tim Lucas, LB
1983- Paul Najarian, LB
1984- Mark Funderburk, RB
1985- Nick Astromoff, OL
1986- Kevin Brown, QB
1987- Brad Howe, QB
1988- Todd Powers, FB
1989- Michael Smith, WR
1990- Castle Redmond, ILB
1991- Brent Woodall, TE
1992- Chris Noonan, P
1993- Mike Caldwell, WR
1994- Marshall Foran, FB
1995- Iheanyi Uwaezuoke, WR; Ben Lynch, C
1996- Yauger Williams, OG
1997- Yauger Williams, OG
1998- Tate McCallister, OG
1999- Scott Fujita, LB
2000- Brian White, WR
2001- James Bethea, CB
2002- Ryan Jones, C


Frank Storment Award

Awarded to the outstanding student-athlete from Southern California.
1982- Ron Story, FB
1983- Ron Story, FB
1984- Ron Story, FB
1985- Mark Stephens, OT
1986- Chuck Steele, C
1987 Darryl Ingram, TE
1988- James Devers, WR
1989- Brian Treggs, WR
1990- Brent Woodall, TE
1991- Brian Treggs, WR
1992- Iheanyi Uwaezuoke, WR
1993- Tim Manning, SAF
1994- Tim Manning, SAF
1995- Iheanyi Uwaezuoke, WR
1996- Todd Stewart, OT
1997- Don Smith, SAF
1998- Scott Fujita, OLB
1999- Chidi Iwuoma, CB
2000- Scott Fujita, OLB
2001- Tom Swoboda, TE


Big Hit Award

Awarded to the player who resisters the most big hits during the season.
2002- Wendell Hunter, LB
2003- Ryan Gutierrez, SAF
2004- Matt Giordano, SAF

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