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Hurricanes Hold Annual Football Awards Show

Hurricanes Hold Annual Football Awards Show

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Miami Hurricanes football team hosted the 2017 Football Awards Show at Gusman Hall on the University of Miami campus Saturday night.

Below is a list of the award winners honored during the ceremony. Click here to view our photo gallery from Saturday’s festivities.

Mariutto Family Scholar-Athlete Award – WR Braxton Berrios
Scout Team Player of the Year – OL Zalon’tae Hillery (offense), DL Gerald Willis III (defense), FB Michael Parrott (special teams)
Strength Training Athlete of the Year – TE Christopher Herndon IV (offense), LB Shaq Quarterman (defense)
Training Room Comeback Player of the Year – WR Lawrence Cager
Walt Kichefski Hurricane Award – TE Christopher Herndon IV
Community Service Man of the Year Award – DL Demetrius Jackson
Offensive Newcomer of the Year – OL Navaughn Donaldson
Defensive Newcomer of the Year – DB Trajan Bandy
Special Teams Newcomer of the Year – DB Amari Carter
Albert Bentley Most Valuable Walk-On – WR Marshall Few (offense), DB Teddy Stavetski (defense), P Jack Spicer (special teams)
Kelly UTough Award – RB Travis Homer (offense), DL Kendrick Norton (defense)
Nick Chickillo Most Improved Player – WR Darrell Langham (offense), DB Michael Jackson (defense), DB Malek Young (special teams)
University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame Unsung Hero Award – OL Tyler Gauthier (offense), DL Trent Harris (defense), RB Travis Homer (special teams)
Miami Touchdown Club R. Dale Melching Leadership Award – OL KC McDermott (offense), DB Jaquan Johnson (defense), WR Braxton Berrios (special teams)
Christopher Plumer Memorial Award (Leadership, Motivation, Spirit) – DL Chad Thomas
Hard Hitter Award – OL KC McDermott (offense), LB Shaq Quarterman (defense)
Victors Club – WR Braxton Berrios, OL Tyler Gauthier, OL KC McDermott, DL RJ McIntosh, DL Kendrick Norton, DL Trent Harris, DL Joe Jackson, DL Chad Thomas, LB Shaq Quarterman, DB Jaquan Johnson, RB Travis Homer
2017 Captains’ Awards – WR Braxton Berrios, DL Chad Thomas, K Michael Badgley, DB Jaquan Johnson
Special Teams Most Valuable Player – K Michael Badgley
Offensive Most Valuable Player – WR Braxton Berrios
Defensive Most Valuable Player – DL RJ McIntosh
Jack Harding Award (Most Valuable Player) – DB Jaquan Johnson