Chuck Bednarik Award Winners

2015 Tyler Matakevich

Temple

2013 Aaron Donald

University of Pittsburgh

2012 Manti Te’o

Notre Dame

2011 Tyrann Mathieu

Louisiana State University

2010 Patrick Peterson

Louisiana State University

2009 Ndamukong Suh

University of Nebraska

2008 Rey Maualuga

University of Southern California

2007 Dan Connor

The Pennsylvania State University

2006 Paul Posluszny

The Pennsylvania State University

2004 David Pollack

University of Georgia

2003 Teddy Lehman

University of Oklahoma

2002 E.J. Henderson

University of Maryland

2001 Julius Peppers

University of North Carolina

2000 Dan Morgan

Miami University

1999 LaVar Arrington

Penn State University

1998 Dat Nguyen

Texas A&M University

1997 Charles Woodson

University of Michigan

1996 Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern University

1995 Pat Fitzgerald

Northwestern University