The Maxwell Award Winners

2015 Derrick Henry

Alabama

2014 Marcus Mariota

University of Oregon

2013 AJ McCarron

University of Alabama

2012 Manti Te’o

Notre Dame

2011 Andrew Luck

Stanford University

2010 Cam Newton

Auburn University

2009 Colt McCoy

University of Texas

2008 Tim Tebow

University of Florida

2007 Tim Tebow

University of Florida

2006 Brady Quinn

University of Notre Dame

2005 Vince Young

The University of Texas

2004 Jason White

University of Oklahoma

2003 Eli Manning

University of Mississippi

2002 Larry Johnson

Penn State University

2001 Ken Dorsey

University of Miami

2000 Drew Brees

Purdue University

1999 Ron Dayne

University of Wisconsin

1998 Ricky Williams

University of Texas

1997 Peyton Manning

Tennessee

1996 Danny Wuerffel

University of Florida

1995 Eddie George

Ohio State University

1994 Kerry Collins

Penn State University

1993 Charlie Ward

Florida State

1992 Gino Torretta

University of Miami

1991 Desmond Howard

University of Michigan

1990 Ty Detmer

Brigham Young University

1989 Anthony Thompson

University of Indiana

1988 Barry Sanders

Oklahoma State University

1987 Don McPherson

Syracuse University

1986 Vinny Testaverde

University of Miami

1985 Chuck Long

University of Iowa

1984 Doug Flutie

Boston College

1983 Mike Rozier

University of Nebraska

1982 Herschel Walker

University of Georgia

1981 Marcus Allen

University of Southern California

1980 Hugh Green

Pittsburgh University

1979 Charles White

University of Southern California

1978 Chuck Fusina

Penn State University

1977 Ross Browner

Notre Dame

1976 Tony Dorsett

University of Pittsburgh

1975 Archie Griffin

Ohio State

1974 Steve Joachim

Temple University

1973 John Cappelletti

Penn State University

1972 Brad Van Pelt

Michigan State

1971 Ed Marinaro

Cornell University

1970 Jim Plunkett

Stanford University

1969 Mike Reid

Penn State University

1968 OJ Simpson

University of Southern California

1967 Gary Beban

UCLA

1966 Jim Lynch

University of Notre Dame

1965 Tommy Nobis

University of Texas

1964 Glenn Ressler

Penn State University

1963 Roger Staubach

United States Naval Academy

1962 Terry Baker

Oregon State University

1961 Bob Furgeson

Ohio State University

1960 Joe Bellino

United States Naval Academy

1959 Richie Lucas

Penn State University

1958 Pete Dawkins

United States Military Academy

1957 Bob Reifsnyder

United States Naval Academy

1956 Tommy McDonald

Oklahoma State University

1955 Howard “Hopalong” Cassady

Ohio State University

1954 Ron Beagle

United States Naval Academy

1953 Johnny Lattner

Notre Dame

1952 Johnny Lattner

Notre Dame

1951 Richard Kazmaier

Princeton

1950 Francis “Reds” Bagnell

University of Pennsylvania

1949 Leon Hart

Notre Dame

1948 Chuck Bednarik

University of Pennsylvania

1947 Doak Walker

Southern Methodist University

1946 Charles Trippi

University of Georgia

1945 Doc Blanchard

West Point Academy

1944 Glenn Davis

West Point Academy

1943 Bob Odell

University of Pennsylvania

1942 Paul Governali

Columbia University

1941 Bill Dudley

University of Virginia

1940 Tom Harmon

University of Michigan

1939 Nile Kinnick

University of Iowa

1938 Davey O’Brien

Texas Christian University

1937 Clinton Frank

Yale