Fred Biletnikoff Award

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Fred Biletnikoff Award
Awarded forAmerica's top college football receiver
CountryUnited States
Presented byThe Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc.
First awarded1994
Currently held byBrandin Cooks
Official websitehttp://www.biletnikoffaward.com/
 
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Fred Biletnikoff Award
Awarded forAmerica's top college football receiver
CountryUnited States
Presented byThe Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc.
First awarded1994
Currently held byBrandin Cooks
Official websitehttp://www.biletnikoffaward.com/

The Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to the nation’s outstanding college football receiver (the award defines receiver as any player who catches a pass) by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc. (TQCF), creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award. Any FBS (1-A) college player who catches the football through the forward pass is eligible (wide receiver, running back, tight end) to be selected as the award winner, although every winner since 1994 has been a wide receiver.

The TQC Foundation awards over $750,000 in scholarships every year to Florida high school seniors who have overcome significant physical, emotional, mental, or environmental barriers to achieve at the highest academic and extracurricular levels.

The Biletnikoff Award trophy has won a number of national awards for aesthetic beauty and is considered the most beautiful trophy in college sports.

The annual banquet has attracted the finest keynote speakers in America and has been hailed by keynoters and others, most recently Larry Csonka, as the "best banquet in college sports."

The award web site at biletnikoffaward.com has a large amount of information and a Biletnikoff Award FanVote and Forum for discussion of timely topics in sports.

A national selection committee consisting of over 215 journalists, commentators, broadcasters, and former players selects the award winner. No member of the board of trustees of the foundation has a vote.


Winners[edit]

YearWinnerSchool
1994Bobby EngramPenn State
1995Terry GlennOhio State
1996Marcus HarrisWyoming
1997Randy MossMarshall
1998Troy EdwardsLouisiana Tech
1999Troy WaltersStanford
2000Antonio BryantPittsburgh
2001Josh ReedLSU
2002Charles RogersMichigan State
2003Larry FitzgeraldPittsburgh
2004Braylon EdwardsMichigan
2005Mike HassOregon State
2006Calvin JohnsonGeorgia Tech
2007Michael CrabtreeTexas Tech
2008Michael CrabtreeTexas Tech
2009Golden TateNotre Dame
2010Justin BlackmonOklahoma State
2011Justin BlackmonOklahoma State
2012Marqise LeeUSC
2013Brandin CooksOregon State

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