Walter Camp Award
The Walter Camp Player of the Year Award is given annually to the collegiate American football player of the year, as decided by a group of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I FBS head coaches and sports information directors under the auspices of the Walter Camp Football Foundation; the award is named for Walter Camp, an important and influential figure in the development of the sport. Three players have won the award twice: Colt McCoy of the University of Texas in 2008 and 2009, Archie Griffin of Ohio State in 1974 and 1975, and O. J. Simpson of USC in 1967 and 1968.
|Walter Camp Player of the Year Award|
Walter Camp Foundation logo
|Given for||Player of the Year in college football|
|Presented by||Walter Camp Football Foundation|
|Most recent||Joe Burrow, LSU|
Awards won by schoolEdit
This is a list of the schools that have had a player win the Walter Camp Award. USC has the most award winners, with six. In total, players from 22 different schools have won the Walter Camp Award.
*Designates double award winner
- "Walter Camp Player of the Year Award Winners". Sports Reference. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
- "College Football Awards - Walter Camp Award". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 1, 2017.
- "Coaches, SID's vote Thompson best". Daily News. Associated Press. November 27, 1989. p. 10. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
- "Ward receives Walter Camp Award". The News-Journal. Associated Press. November 30, 1993. p. 6B. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
- "Heupel, Stoops win Camp awards". The Daily Gazette. November 29, 2000. p. C3. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
- "Crouch takes O'Brien and Camp Awards". McCook Daily Gazette. Associated Press. December 7, 2001. p. 12. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
- Scheuring, Ian. "Manti Te'o wins Maxwell, Bednarik, Walter Camp player-of-the-year awards". Hawaii News Now. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
- "Louisville QB Lamar Jackson wins Camp, Maxwell awards". The Boston Globe. December 9, 2016. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
- "LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow Wins Walter Camp Player of the Year Award". si.com. December 12, 2019. Retrieved December 12, 2019.
- Awards webpage. Walter Camp Football Foundation official website