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This page details awards won by the St. Louis Rams American football team.

Individual league awardsEdit

Coach of the Year: (5)Edit

1945: Adam Walsh
1952: Hamp Pool
1967: George Allen
1973: Chuck Knox
1999: Dick Vermeil

Most Valuable Player: (6)Edit

1939: Parker Hall HB
1945: Bob Waterfield QB
1969: Roman Gabriel QB
1999: Kurt Warner QB
2000: Marshall Faulk RB
2001: Kurt Warner QB

Defensive Rookie of the Year: (1)Edit

1971: Isiah Robertson LB

Offensive Rookie of the Year: (3)Edit

1983: Eric Dickerson RB
1993: Jerome Bettis RB
2010: Sam Bradford QB

Defensive Player of the Year: (3)Edit

1967: Deacon Jones DE
1968: Deacon Jones DE
1975: Jack Youngblood DE

Offensive Player of the Year: (4)Edit

1986: Eric Dickerson RB
1999: Marshall Faulk RB
2000: Marshall Faulk RB
2001: Marshall Faulk RB

Pete Rozelle Trophy (Super Bowl MVP): (1)Edit

2000: Kurt Warner QB (XXIV)

Team awardEdit

Individual team awardsEdit

Ed Block Courage AwardEdit

Daniel F. Reeves Memorial AwardEdit

The Daniel F. Reeves Memorial Award is given to the Rams most valuable player of the year as determined by the players and coaches. The reward is named after the former owner of the Rams. Reeves was the owner of the Rams from 1941 until 1971.

Carroll Rosenbloom Memorial AwardEdit

The Carroll Rosenbloom Memorial Award is given to the Rams rookie of the year as determined by the players and coaches. The reward is named after the former owner of the Rams. Rosenbloom was the owner of the Rams from 1972 until 1978.

Carl Ekern Spirit Of The Game AwardEdit

Ye Olde Rams AwardsEdit

Ye Olde Rams is now known as the Rams Alumni. From 1952 to the present, they vote on position awards for the St. Louis Rams. The MVP and Rookie of the Year Awards were discontinued due the fact the current players began voting on those two awards. Ye Olde Rams were run by former Rams George Struger and now operate under St. Louis Rams Alumni relations manager Lori Fabien.[1]

Most Valuable PlayerEdit

The Ye Olde Rams Most Valuable player is given to the Rams most valuable player of the year as determined by the Los Angeles Rams Alumni. The award differs from the Reeves Awards, voted on by current Rams players.[2]

Outstanding RookieEdit

1952—Bob Carey; 1953—Frank Fuller; 1954—Les Richter; 1955—Don Burroughs; 1956—Hugh Pitts; 1957—Jon Arnett; 1958—Lou Michaels; 1959—John LoVetere; 1960—Charley Britt; 1961—David Jones; 1962—Merlin Olsen; 1963—Don Chuy; 1964—Bill Munson; 1965—Jack Snow; 1966—Tom Mack; 1967—Willie Ellison; 1968—Mike Dennis; 1969—Larry Smith; 1970—Rich Saul; 1971—Isiah Robertson; 1972—Jim Bertelsen; 1973—Eddie McMillan; 1974—John Cappelletti; 1975—Monte Jackson; 1976—Pat Haden; 1977—Billy Waddy; 1978—Frank Corral; 1979—Kent Hill; 1980—Johnnie Johnson.

Outstanding LinemanEdit

Award included both offensive and defensive "linemen" until separate awards; (O)—Offense; (D)—Defense; emerged in 1960. Offense ends i.e. Tom Fears, were considered linemen. Additionally, linebackers could be considered "non backs" and therefore linemen. [3]
1951—Jim Winkler; 1952—Andy Robustelli; 1953—Andy Robustelli; 1954—Tom Fears; 1955—Bud McFadin; 1956—Bud McFadin; 1957—Duane Putnam; 1958—Del Shofner; 1959—Bob Fry; 1960—Jim Phillips (O), John LoVetere (D); 1961—Frank Varrichione (O), Lamar Lundy (D); 1962—Frank Varrichione (O), Deacon Jones (D); 1963—Frank Varrichione (O), Jack Pardee (D); 1964—Marlin McKeever (O), Deacon Jones (D); 1965—Tommy McDonald (O), Deacon Jones (D); 1966—Charlie Cowan (O), Deacon Jones (D); 1967—Joe Scibelli (O), Merlin Olsen (D); 1968—Joe Scibelli (O), Merlin Olsen (D); 1969—Ken Iman (O), Merlin Olsen (D) 1970—Tom Mack (O), Merlin Olsen (D); 1971—Joe Scibelli (O), Coy Bacon (D); 1972—Joe Scibelli (O), Coy Bacon (D); 1973—Joe Scibelli (O). Jack Youngblood (D); 1974—Charlie Cowan (O), Fred Dryer (D); 1975—Tom Mack (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1976—Rich Saul (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1977—Tom Mack (O), Larry Brooks (D); 1978—Tom Mack (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1979—Rich Saul (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1980—Rich Saul (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1981—Rich Saul (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1982—Kent Hill (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1983—Jackie Slater (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1984—Bill Bain (O), Jack Youngblood (D); 1985—Dennis Harrah (O), Gary Jeter (D); 1986—Jackie Slater (O), Gary Jeter (D); 1987—Jackie Slater (O), Gary Jeter (D); 1988—Tom Newberry (O), Gary Jeter (D).; 1989—Tom Newberry (O), Kevin Greene (D); 1990—Jackie Slater (O), Kevin Greene (D); 1991—Tom Newberry (O), Kevin Greene (D); 1992—Gerald Perry (O), Sean Gilbert (D); 1993—Bern Brostek (O), Sean Gilbert (D); 1994—Tom Newberry (O), Robert Young (D); 1995—Wayne Gandy (O), D'Marco Farr (D); 1996—Bern Brostek (O), Kevin Carter (D); 1997—Wayne Gandy (O), Bill Johnson (D); 1998—Wayne Gandy (O), Kevin Carter (D); 1999—Orlando Pace (O), Kevin Carter (D); 2000—Orlando Pace (O), Grant Wistrom (D); 2001—Orlando Pace (O), Grant Wistrom (D); 2002—Adam Timmerman (O), Leonard Little (D); 2002—Adam Timmerman (O), Leonard Little (D); 2003—Orlando Pace (O), Leonard Little (D); 2004— Orlando Pace (O), Leonard Little (D); 2005— Orlando Pace (O), Leonard Little (D); 2006—Adam Timmerman (O), Leonard Little (D); 2007—Alex Barron (O), La'Roi Glover (D); 2008—Richie Incognito (O), James Hall (D); 2009—Jason Brown (O), Chris Long (D); 2010—Rodger Saffold (O), Chris Long (D);

Outstanding receiverEdit

Created in 1967 to honor receivers only (ends and tight ends)
1967—Jack Snow; 1968—Bernie Casey; 1969—Billy Truax; 1970—Jack Snow; 1971 —Lance Rentzel; 1972—Jack Snow; 1973—Harold Jackson; 1974—Bob Klein; 1975—Ron Jessie; 1976—Ron Jessie; 1977—Terry Nelson; 1978—Ron Jessie; 1979—Preston Dennard; 1980—Preston Dennard, 1981—Preston Dennard; 1982—Preston Dennard; 1983—Mike Barber; 1984—Henry Ellard; 1985—Henry Ellard; 1986—Henry Ellard; 1987—Henry Ellard; 1988—Henry Ellard; 1989—Flipper Anderson; 1990—Henry Ellard; 1991—Henry Ellard; 1992—Flipper Anderson; 1993—Henry Ellard; 1994—Troy Drayton; 1995—Isaac Bruce; 1996—Isaac Bruce; 1997—Ernie Conwell; 1998—Ricky Proehl; 1999—Isaac Bruce; 2000—Isaac Bruce; 2001—Isaac Bruce & Torry Holt; 2002—Isaac Bruce; 2003—Torry Holt; 2004—Isaac Bruce & Torry Holt; 2005—Torry Holt; 2006—Torry Holt; 2007—Torry Holt; 2008—Torry Holt; 2009—Brandon Gibson; 2010—Brandon Gibson

Outstanding backEdit

In 1960 separate awards emerged for both offensive and defensive backs. Linebackers were, at times, eligible for this award.
1951—Dan Towler; 1952—Paul Younger; 1953—Skeets Quinlan; 1954—Paul Younger; 1955—Ron Waller; 1956—Paul Younger; 1957—Tom Wilson; 1958—Jon Arnett; 1959—Jon Arnett; 1960—Jon Arnett (O), Eddie Meador (D); 1961—Dick Bass (O), Ed Meador (D); 1962—Dick Bass (O), Marlin McKeever (D); 1963—Dick Bass (O), Ed Meador (D); 1964-Les Josephson (O), Ed Meador (D); 1965—Dick Bass (O), Ed Meador (D); 1966—Dick Bass (O), Maxie Baughan (D); 1967—Les Josephson (O), Ed Meador (D); 1968—Roman Gabriel (O), Jack Pardee (D); 1969—Les Josephson (O), Ed Meador (D); 1970—Les Josephson (O), Jack Pardee (D); 1971—Willie Ellison (O), Marlin McKeever (D); 1972—Willie Ellison (O), Marlin McKeever (D); 1973—Lawrence McCutcheon (O), Dave Elmendorf (D); 1974—Lawrence McCutcheon (O), Dave Elmendorf (D); 1975—Lawrence McCutcheon (O), Bill Simpson (D); 1976—Lawrence McCutcheon (O), Monte Jackson (D); 1977—Lawrence McCutcheon (O), Bill Simpson (D); 1978—John Cappelletti (O), Pat Thomas (D); 1979—Wendell Tyler (O), Jim Youngblood (D); 1980—Vince Ferragamo (O), Nolan Cromwell (D); 1981—Wendell Tyler (O), Rod Perry (D); 1982—Wendell Tyler (O), Nolan Cromwell (D); 1983—Eric Dickerson (O), Johnnie Johnson (D); 1984—Eric Dickerson (O), Jim Collins (D); 1985—Eric Dickerson (O), LeRoy Irvin (D); 1986—Eric Dickerson (O), LeRoy Irvin (D); 1987—Charles White (O), Jerry Gray (D); 1988—Greg Bell (O), LeRoy Irvin (D); 1989—Greg Bell (O), Jerry Gray (D); 1990—Jim Everett (O), Vince Newsome (D); 1991—Robert Delpino (O), Michael Stewart (D); 1992—Cleveland Gary (O), Anthony Newman(D); 1993—Jerome Bettis (O), Roman Phifer (D); 1994—Jerome Bettis (O), Roman Phifer (D); 1995—Jerome Bettis (O), Toby Wright (D); 1996—Harold Green (O), Keith Lyle (D); 1997—Amp Lee (O), Roman Phifer (D); 1998—Tony Banks (O), Roman Phifer (D); 1999—Kurt Warner (O), Todd Lyght (D); 2000—Marshall Faulk (O), Dexter McCleon (D); 2001—Marshall Faulk (O), Aeneas Williams (D); 2002—Marshall Faulk (O), Dre' Bly (D); 2003—Marshall Faulk (O), Aeneas Williams (D); 2004—Marc Bulger (O), Jerametrius Butler (D); 2005—Steven Jackson (O), Adam Archuleta (D); 2006—Steven Jackson (O), Oshiomogho Atogwe (D); 2007—Steven Jackson (O), Will Witherspoon (D); 2008—Steven Jackson (O), Oshiomogho Atogwe (D); 2009—Steven Jackson (O), Oshiomogho Atogwe (D);2010—Steven Jackson (O), Oshiomogho Atogwe (D);

Outstanding Special Teams playerEdit

1969—Alvin Haymond 1970—Avlin Haymond; 1971—Alvin Haymond; 1972—Dave Chapple; 1973—David Ray; 1974—Jim Youngblood; 1975—Tom Dempsey; 1976—Cullen Bryant; 1977—Jim Jodat; 1978—Frank Corral; 1979—Ivory Sully; 1980—Ivory Sully; 1981—LeRoy Irvin; 1982—Ivory Sully; 1983—Ivory Sully; 1984—Norwood Vann and Ivory Sully; 1985—Dale Hatcher & Ron Brown; 1986—Vince Newsome; 1987—Ron Brown; 1988—Robert Delpino; 1989— Mike Lansford; 1990—Pat Terrell; 1991—Paul Butcher; 1992—Todd Kinchen; 1993—Thomas Homco; 1994—Todd Kinchen; 1995—Cedrick Figaro; 1996—Todd Kinchen; 1997—Jeff Robinson; 1998—London Fletcher; 1999—Tony Horne; 2000—Az-Zahir Hakim; 2001—Jeff Wilkins; 2002— Nick Sorensen; 2003—Jeff Wilkins; 2004—Trev Faulk; 2005—Madison Hedgecock; 2006—Jeff Wilkins; 2007—Dante Hall; 2008—Donnie Jones; 2009—Donnie Jones & Chris Chamberlain; 2010—Danny Amendola

NEA Third Down TrophyEdit

The Rams MVP as determined by the Newspaper Enterprise Association, which gave the award beginning with the American Football League in 1960 and with the National Football League in 1970 and continued through 1979. 1970—Merlin Olsen; 1971—Willie Ellison; 1972—Ken Iman; 1973—John Hadl; 1974—Lawrence McCutcheon; 1975—Harold Jackson; 1976—Lawrence McCutcheon; 1977—Pat Haden; 1978—Jack Reynolds; 1979—Jim Youngblood

Other achievementsEdit

Pro Football Hall of FamersEdit

Former Rams in the Pro Football Hall of Fame include Joe Namath (12), Ollie Matson (33), Andy Robustelli (81), Dick "Night Train" Lane (also 81), coach Earl "Dutch" Clark, and general manager Tex Schramm. GM and later NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle and coach Sid Gillman are also members of the Hall of Fame, but were elected on the basis of their performances with other teams or (in the case of Rozelle) NFL administration.

Cleveland/Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams Hall of Famers
No. Player Class Position(s) Years Played
-- George Allen2002Coach 1966–1970
76 Bob Brown2004OT 1969–1970
29 Eric Dickerson1999RB 1983–1987
28 Marshall Faulk2011RB 1999-2006
55 Tom Fears1970End 1948–1956
40 Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch1968RB, WR 1949–1957
75 Deacon Jones1980DE 1961–1971
65 Tom Mack1999G 1966–1978
74 Merlin Olsen1982DT 1962–1976
-- Dan Reeves1967Owner 1941–1971
78 Jackie Slater2001OT 1976–1995
25 Norm Van Brocklin1971QB, P 1949–1957
7 Bob Waterfield1965QB, DB, K, P 1945–1952
85 Jack Youngblood2001DE 1971–1984

St. Louis Football Ring Of FameEdit

Former Rams are included in the Ring Of Fame in the Edward Jones Dome. All players included are Hall of Famers, but there have been a few exceptions for team executives and coaches.

FORMER RAMS
No. Player Years Played Year Inducted
7 Bob Waterfield1945-19521999
25 Norm Van Brocklin1949-19571999
28 Marshall Faulk1999-20062011
29 Eric Dickerson1983-19871999
40 Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch1949-19571999
48 Les Richter1954-19622011
55 Tom Fears1948-19561999
65 Tom Mack1966-19781999
74 Merlin Olsen1962-19761999
75 David Deacon Jones 1961-19711999
78 Jackie Slater 1976-19952001
84* Jack Snow1964-1975, Broadcaster2006
85 Jack Youngblood1971-19842001
*Jack Snow is NOT a Hall of Famer, but is honored due to his death in 2006
COACHES AND EXECUTIVES
Name Years Year Inducted
Head Coach Dick Vermeil1997-19992008
Owner Dan Reeves1941-19712008
Owner Carroll Rosenbloom1972-19792008
Owner Georgia Frontiere1979-20072008

Retired numbersEdit

Numbers that have been retired by the Rams.

Los Angeles Rams 40th Anniversary TeamEdit

Chosen by a fan vote of the Los Angeles Times in 1985.[4]

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