World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Dave Rimington Trophy

Article Id: WHEBN0020722490
Reproduction Date:

Title: Dave Rimington Trophy  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: David Baas, Center (American and Canadian football), LeCharles Bentley, Dave Rimington, Eugene Amano, Greg Eslinger, Norm Katnik, Al Johnson (guard), Seth McKinney, Marvin Philip
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Dave Rimington Trophy

Rimington Trophy
The Rimington Trophy
Awarded for the most outstanding center in college football
Country United States
Presented by Boomer Esiason Foundation
First awarded 2000
Currently held by Barrett Jones
Official website http://www.rimingtontrophy.com

The Dave Rimington Trophy is awarded to the player considered to be the best center in college football. Dave Rimington was a center who played at the University of Nebraska from 1979 to -1982.

A member of the National College Football Awards Association, the Rimington Trophy serves as a fundraiser for the Boomer Esiason Foundation's fight against cystic fibrosis. In addition to recognizing the season's most outstanding center in college football, the Rimington Trophy also recognizes legendary centers from the past by presenting the President Gerald R. Ford Legendary Center Award. The award is presented annually to a former collegiate or professional center who was either a legend on the field or off the field by making extraordinary contributions through business, civic or philanthropic endeavors.

Selection Process The winner of the Rimington Trophy is selected by determining the consensus All-American center pick from four existing All-America Teams.

While more than a dozen All-America football teams are selected annually, the Rimington Trophy committee uses these four prestigious teams to determine a winner:

American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)
Walter Camp Foundation (WCF)
The Sporting News (SN)
Football Writers Association of America (FWAA)

Because the selectors of these four All-America teams can place centers in a "mix" of offensive linemen that includes guards and tackles, their 11-man first teams can often have two centers. The Rimington Trophy committee’s policy is to count all players that play primarily the center position for their respective teams as centers, even though they may be listed as guards or tackles on the four All-American teams.

The center with the most first-team votes will be determined the winner. If there is a tie with first-team votes, then the center with most second-team votes will win. If there is still a tie, the winner will be determined by a majority vote from the Rimington Trophy committee.

Winners

Year Player School
2000 Dominic Raiola Nebraska
2001 LeCharles Bentley Ohio State
2002 Brett Romberg Miami
2003 Jake Grove Virginia Tech
2004
(tie)
David Baas
Ben Wilkerson
Michigan
LSU
2005 Greg Eslinger Minnesota
2006 Dan Mozes West Virginia
2007 Jonathan Luigs Arkansas
2008 A. Q. Shipley[1] Penn State
2009 Maurkice Pouncey Florida
2010 Jake Kirkpatrick TCU
2011 David Molk Michigan
2012 Barrett Jones Alabama

Trophies won by school

School Winners
Michigan 2
Alabama 1
Arkansas 1
Florida 1
LSU 1
Miami 1
Minnesota 1
Nebraska 1
Ohio State 1
Penn State 1
TCU 1
Virginia Tech 1
West Virginia 1

References

External links

  • Official web site
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.