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Chuck Bednarik Award

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| 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 |
| 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 |
| 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 |


CHUCK BEDNARIK AWARD WINNERS

The College Defensive Player of the Year Award is named in honor of Chuck Bednarik, College and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer. 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.

For more information, go to the official website of the Maxwell Football Club which oversees the Bednarik Award.

2015 - Tyler Matakevich, Temple, LB
2014 - Scooby Wright, Arizona, LB
2013 - Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh, DT
2012 - Manti Te'o, Notre Dame, LB
2011 - Tyrann Mathieu, LSU, CB
2010 - Patrick Peterson, LSU, DB
2009 - Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska, DT
2008 - Rey Maualuga, USC, LB
2007 - Dan Connor, Penn State, LB
2006 - Paul Posluszny, Penn State, LB
2005 - Paul Posluszny, Penn State, LB
2004 - David Pollack, Georgia, DE
2003 - Teddy Lehman, Oklahoma, LB
2002 - E.J. Henderson, Maryland, LB
2001 - Julius Peppers, North Carolina, DE
2000 - Dan Morgan, Miami (FL), LB
1999 - LaVar Arrington, Penn State, LB
1998 - Dat Nguyen, Texas A&M, LB
1997 - Charles Woodson, Michigan, DB
1996 - Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern, LB
1995 - Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern, LB



































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