American Football Database
Ted Hendricks Award
Awarded forThe top defensive end in college football
Presented byTed Hendricks Foundation
CountryUnited States
First awarded2002
Currently held byJadeveon Clowney
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The Ted Hendricks Award is given annually to college football's top defensive end. The award is named after Ted Hendricks, who is a member of both the College Football Hall of Fame as well as the Pro Football Hall of Fame and is presented by his own 501(c)(3) foundation, called the Ted Hendricks Foundation.


Year Winner School
2002 Terrell Suggs Arizona State
2003 David Pollack Georgia
2004 David Pollack Georgia
2005 Elvis Dumervil Louisville
2006 LaMarr Woodley Michigan
2007 Chris Long Virginia
2008 Brian Orakpo Texas
2009 Jerry Hughes TCU
2010 Da'Quan Bowers Clemson
2011 Whitney Mercilus Illinois
2012 Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina

Trophies won by school

School Winners
Georgia 2
Arizona State 1
Clemson 1
Illinois 1
Louisville 1
Michigan 1
Texas 1
Virginia 1
South Carolina 1

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