Chuck Bednarik Award

Chuck Bednarik Award
Chuck Bednarik Award
Awarded for College Defensive Player of the Year
Presented by Maxwell Football Club
Country United States
First awarded 1995
Currently held by Patrick Peterson
Official website Chuck Bednarik Award

The Chuck Bednarik Award is presented annually to the defensive collegiate football player adjudged by the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. Voters for the Maxwell College Awards are NCAA Head College Football Coaches, members of the Maxwell Football Club & sportswriters and sportscasters from across the country.

The Maxwell Club is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the presentations are held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Club members are given voting privileges for the award; almost one-third of Bednarik winners are from Penn State.


Year Player School
1995 Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern
1996 Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern
1997 Charles Woodson Michigan
1998 Dat Nguyen Texas A&M
1999 LaVar Arrington Penn State
2000 Dan Morgan Miami
2001 Julius Peppers North Carolina
2002 E. J. Henderson Maryland
2003 Teddy Lehman Oklahoma
2004 David Pollack Georgia
2005 Paul Posluszny Penn State
2006 Paul Posluszny Penn State
2007 Dan Connor Penn State
2008 Rey Maualuga USC
2009 Ndamukong Suh Nebraska
2010 Patrick Peterson LSU

Trophies won by school

School Winners
Penn State 4
Northwestern 2
Georgia 1
Maryland 1
Miami 1
Michigan 1
Nebraska 1
North Carolina 1
Oklahoma 1
Texas A&M 1

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