Clemson Football awards presented


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Clemson, SC—The Clemson football program held its annual awards banquet on Saturday night, Jan. 15 at the Madren Center on the Clemson campus. Awards were presented for performance on the field, in the strength training facility and in the classroom.

Da’Quan Bowers was named the MVP on defense and the overall team MVP. The first-team unanimous All-American led the nation in quarterback sacks with 15.5 and was second in tackles for loss with 26. He established a school record with nine consecutive games with a sack and finished the season second on the team in tackles with 74.

Jamie Harper was named the most valuable player on offense. Harper led the team in rushing yards (760), yards from scrimmage (1088) and all-purpose yards (1131). He was second in touchdowns with 10 and had 35 receptions, second best in school history for a running back.


Clemson Football Awards, 2010


Offensive Awards


Solid Rock (Most dependable, consistent and solid by position)

Running Back - Andre Ellington

Wide Receiver - Jaron Brown

Tight End - Dwayne Allen

Quarterback - Kyle Parker

Offensive Line - Chris Hairston



Hustle Award - Chad Diehl

12th Man Award - Mason Cloy and Brandon Ford

Ion Man Award - Landon Walker

Rookie of the Year - DeAndre Hopkins

Future Impact Player - Tajh Boyd

Special Teams - Mike Wade

Scout Team Player - Joe Craig and Demont Buice

MVP - Jamie Harper



Defensive Awards


Solid Rock Awards

Defensive Back - Marcus Gilchrist

Defensive Tackle - Jarvis Jenkins

Defensive End - Andre Branch

Linebacker - Corico Hawkins

Hustle Award - Rashard Hall

12th Man Award - Xavier Brewer

Iron Man Award - DeAndre McDaniel

Rookie of the Year - Quandon Christian

Future Impact Player - Mallicah Goodman

Special Teams - Byron Maxwell

Scout Team - Bashaud Breeland and Ryan Pruitt

Most Valuable - Da’Quan Bowers



Specialist of the Year - Dawson Zimmerman, Punter

Overall Team MVP - Da’Quan Bowers



Academic Awards

Highest GPA Freshman - Chandler Catanzaro

Highest GPA Sophomore - Matt Skinner

Highest GPA Junior - Brandon Maye

Highest GPA Senior - Caleb Simmons

Highest GPTA Team - Dawson Zimmerman



Vickery Hall Awards

(Given to individuals that exemplify the values of Vickery Hall)

Antoine McClain, Tyler Shatley,
Tig Willard, Andre Ellington



Spiritual Leadership Award - Xavier Dye



Strength Training awards

Strength All-American - Marcus Gilchrist



Strength Dedication Award - Marcus Gilchrist and Chad Diehl



Permanent Captains - Marcus Gilchrist, Chris Hairston,
Jarvis Jenkins, DeAndre McDaniel
Mike Wade



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