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2017 Award Recipients
December 10, 2017

  • President's Award (senior back/lineman for perseverance): Gerald Holmes (offense), Demetrius Cooper (defense)
  • Cowing Award (senior manager): Austin Featherstone and Ryan Connelly
  • Con Demos Scholarship Award (manager): Matt DeWyse
  • Jim Adams Award (unsung hero): Darrell Stewart Jr. (offense), Khari Willis (defense)
  • Iron Man Award (strength and conditioning): Raequan Williams
  • Potsy Ross Award (scholar-athlete): Chase Gianacakos
  • George Scofes Outstanding Faculty Award: Nicolas Gisholt, College of Social Science
  • Tommy Love Award (most improved): Felton Davis III (offense), David Dowell (defense)
  • Clarence Underwood Sportsmanship Award: Matt Sokol
  • MSU Football Players Association Community Service Award: Gerald Holmes
  • Outstanding Underclass Lineman Award: Luke Campbell (offense), Kenny Willekes (defense)
  • Outstanding Underclass Back Award: Brian Lewerke (offense), Josiah Scott (defense)
  • Up-Front Award (outstanding lineman): Brian Allen (offense), Joe Bachie (defense)
  • Downtown Coaches Club (outstanding defensive player): Chris Frey
  • Downtown Coaches Club (outstanding offensive player): Brian Allen
  • Downtown Coaches Club (outstanding special teams player): Jake Hartbarger
  • Danziger Award (outstanding Detroit-area player): David Beedle
  • Doug Weaver Oil Can Award (team humorist): Darrell Stewart Jr.
  • Biggie Munn Award (most inspirational): Brian Allen (offense), Joe Bachie (defense)
  • Governor's Award (most valuable player): Joe Bachie
  • Captains Award: Brian Allen, Chris Frey