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Walter Camp Award
Walter Camp Foundation logo
Awarded for being Player of the Year in college football
Presented by Walter Camp Football Foundation
Country United States
First awarded 1967
Currently held by Colt McCoy
Official Website http://www.waltercamp.org/

The Walter Camp Award is given annually to the collegiate American football Player of the Year, as decided by a group of National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I-A head coaches and sports information directors under the auspices of the Walter Camp Football Foundation; the award is named for Walter Camp, a progenitor of the sport. In 2009, University of Texas quarterback Colt McCoy won the latest presentation of the award, marking his second consecutive Walter Camp Award.

Winners

Year Winner School
1967 O.J. Simpson USC
1968 O.J. Simpson USC
1969 Steve Owens Oklahoma
1970 Jim Plunkett Stanford
1971 Pat Sullivan Auburn
1972 Johnny Rodgers Nebraska
1973 John Cappelletti Penn State
1974 Archie Griffin Ohio State
1975 Archie Griffin Ohio State
1976 Tony Dorsett Pittsburgh
1977 Ken MacAfee Notre Dame
1978 Billy Sims Oklahoma
1979 Charles White USC
1980 Hugh Green Pittsburgh
1981 Marcus Allen USC
1982 Herschel Walker Georgia
1983 Mike Rozier Nebraska
1984 Doug Flutie Boston College
1985 Bo Jackson Auburn
1986 Vinny Testaverde Miami (Fla.)
1987 Tim Brown Notre Dame
1988 Barry Sanders Oklahoma State
1989 Anthony Thompson Indiana
1990 Raghib Ismail Notre Dame
1991 Desmond Howard Michigan
1992 Gino Torretta Miami (Fla.)
1993 Charlie Ward Florida State
1994 Rashaan Salaam Colorado
1995 Eddie George Ohio State
1996 Danny Wuerffel Florida
1997 Charles Woodson Michigan
1998 Ricky Williams Texas
1999 Ron Dayne Wisconsin
2000 Josh Heupel Oklahoma
2001 Eric Crouch Nebraska
2002 Larry Johnson Penn State
2003 Larry Fitzgerald Pittsburgh
2004 Matt Leinart USC
2005 Reggie Bush USC
2006 Troy Smith Ohio State
2007 Darren McFadden Arkansas
2008 Colt McCoy Texas
2009 Colt McCoy Texas

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College football awards
BEST PLAYER awards: Heisman Memorial Trophy (1935) • Maxwell Award (1937) • SN Player of the Year (1942) • Chic Harley Award (1955) •
Walter Camp Award (1967) • AP Player of the Year (1998) • Archie Griffin Award (1999)
INDIVIDUAL awards:
Bill Willis Trophy (defensive lineman)
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Center)
Davey O'Brien Award (Quarterback)
Dick Butkus Award (Linebacker)
Doak Walker Award (Running back)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Wide receiver)
Freshman of the Year
Jack Lambert Trophy (linebacker)
Jack Tatum Trophy (defensive back)
Jim Brown Trophy (running back)
Jim Parker Trophy (offensive lineman)
Jim Thorpe Award (Defensive back)
College Football Performance Awards (Various positions)
John Mackey Award (Tight end)
Johnny Unitas Award (Senior quarterback)
Lombardi Award (Lineman/linebacker)
Lott Trophy (Defenseman)
Lou Groza Award (Placekicker)
Lowe's Senior CLASS Award (Student-athlete)
Manning Award (Quarterback)
Outland Trophy (Interior lineman)
Paul Warfield Trophy (wide receiver)
Quarterback of the Year
Ray Guy Award (Punter)
Sammy Baugh Trophy (Quarterback)
Ted Hendricks Award (Defensive end)
Tight End of the Year
William V. Campbell Trophy (Student-athlete)
Wuerffel Trophy (Humanitarian-athlete)
COACHING: AFCA Coach of the Year (1935) • Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year (1957) • SN Coach of the Year (1963) • Walter Camp Coach of the Year (1967) •
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year (1976) • Woody Hayes Trophy (1977) • Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year (1986) •
George Munger Award (1989) • Home Depot Coach of the Year (1994) • AP Coach of the Year (1998) • Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award (2006) •
Broyles Assistant Coach of the YearAFCA Assistant Coach of the Year
DIVISION I FCS awards: Walter Payton Award (Div. I FCS offensive player) • Buck Buchanan Award (Div. I FCS defenseman)
Eddie Robinson Award (Div. I FCS coach)
CONFERENCE awards: Big 12 awardsBig East awardsBig Ten awards (MVP) • MAC awardsPac-10 awardsSEC awards
OTHER DIVISIONS / ASSOCIATIONS: Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) • Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) • Melberger Award (Div. III) • Rawlings Award (NAIA)
MOST INSPIRATIONAL individual or team: Disney's Wide World of Sports Spirit Award
HALL OF FAME: College Football Hall of Fame
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