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Reds Bagnell Award
Contributions to the Game
The Reds Bagnell Award, named after long time Maxwell Football Club president, Reds Bagnell, is given to an individual who through his efforts has helped to foster and promote the integrity of the game of football.
The 23st Annual Reds Bagnell Award winner is, National Football Foundation (NFF) Chairman Archie Manning, who joined the NFF Board of Directors in 1993 and became chairman in 2008.
Manning was born May 19, 1949, in Drew, Mississippi. He attended the University of Mississippi where he was named an All-American Quarterback and is the only Ole Miss player to have his number retired. He was voted Mississippi's Greatest All-Time Athlete in 1992, and recently named Mississippi's Most Popular Athlete of the Century. He was elected to the 50-Year All-South Team (1940-1990), named one of the Top 25 Athletes of the Century in Louisiana and he and his son Peyton were named among the 100 All-Time Greatest College Football Players. Archie was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame and is a member of other Halls of Fame including Louisiana and Mississippi.
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|2011||Archie Manning||National Football Foundation (NFF) Chairman|
|2009||Robert T. Clark||Former Executive director of the Maxwell Football Club|
|2008||Steve Sabol||President NFL Films|
|2007||Ralph Wilson||Owner Buffalo Bills|
|2006||Ernie Accorsi||Former General Manager, New York Giants|
|2005||Darrell Royal||Former Head Football Coach, University of Texas|
|2004||Vince Dooley||Former Head Football Coach, University of Georgia|
|2003||Art McNally||National Football League Consultant|
|2001||Chris Berman||NFL Prime Time|
|2000||Don Shula||Former Miami Dolphins Coach|
|1998||Daniel M. Rooney||Pittsburgh Steelers|