Jerry Rice Award History:

The Jerry Rice Award is awarded annually in the USA to the most outstanding freshman player in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) of college football as chosen by a nationwide panel of media and college sports information directors.  The award was founded in 2011 in Honor of Jerry, who starred at Mississippi Valley State University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Rice Award Past Winners:

  • 2011 - Terrance West - Town University - Running Back

  • 2012 - John Robertson - Villanova University - Quarterback

  • 2013 - Cooper Kupp - Eastern Washington University - Wide Receiver

  • 2014 - Chase Edmonds - Fordham University - Running Back

  • 2015 - Case Cookus - Northern Arizona University - Quarterback

  • 2016 - A.J. Hines - Duquesne University - Running Back

  • 2017 - Bryson Armstrong - Keenesaw State - Linebacker

  • 2018 - Josh Davis - Weber State - Running Back

  • 2019 - Trey Lance - North Dakota State - Quarterback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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