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Ted Hendricks Award

The Ted Hendricks Award is given annually to college football's top defensive end. The award is named after Ted Hendricks, who is a member of both the College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame and is presented by his own 501(c)(3) foundation, the Ted Hendricks Foundation.

Ted Hendricks Award
Given forThe top defensive end in college football
CountryUnited States
Presented byTed Hendricks Foundation
First award2002
Most recentChase Young, Ohio State

Hendricks is best known as an All-Pro and Pro Bowl linebacker in the NFL, being converted to the position early in his rookie year.



  1. ^ "Texas Longhorns Jackson Jeffcoat named 2013 Hendricks Award winner for top DE". Dallas Morning News. December 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  2. ^ Goodbread, Chase (December 10, 2014). "Utah's Nate Orchard announced as Ted Hendricks Award winner". Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "Carl Nassib wins Ted Hendricks Award for top defensive end". Centre Daily Times. December 9, 2015. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  4. ^ Potter, Charlie (December 7, 2016). "Alabama's Jonathan Allen wins 2016 Ted Hendricks Award". CBS Sports. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  5. ^ Smith, R. Cory (December 6, 2017). "Bradley Chubb Wins 2017 Ted Hendricks Award". 247sports. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
  6. ^ "Clelin Ferrell Wins Ted Hendricks Award". Clemson University Athletics. December 6, 2018.

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