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Burlsworth Trophy

Burlsworth Trophy
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Sculpted By Raymond G. Gibby of Nobility Bronze, Pea Ridge, Arkansas
Awarded for the most outstanding FBS college football player who began his career as a walk-on.
Location Springdale, Arkansas
Country United States
Presented by The Rotary Club of Springdale, Arkansas
First awarded 2010
Currently held by Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma
Official website http://burlsworthtrophy.com/

The Burlsworth Trophy is an award given annually to the most outstanding FBS college football player who began his career as a walk-on.[1][2] The Trophy is a program of the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation and is presented by the Rotary Club of Springdale, Arkansas

The award, first awarded for the 2010 season, is named for Brandon Burlsworth, who walked on to the University of Arkansas football program in 1994 and ultimately became an All-American. Selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 1999 NFL draft, he was killed in a car accident shortly after the draft.[3]

The trophy was sculpted and produced by Raymond Gibby of Nobility Bronze in Pea Ridge, Arkansas.

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