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Grant Morgan Named 2021 Burlsworth Trophy Winner Morgan Chosen by Burlsworth Trophy Selection Committee BENTONVILLE, Ark., Dec. 6, 2021 – Monday, Grant Morgan was named the twelfth winner of the Burlsworth Trophy at a ceremony held at Crystal Bridges Museum. The award is given to the nation’s most outstanding player who began his career as...
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Top Three Finalists Announced for Burlsworth Trophy Winner to be named on December 6   FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Nov. 16, 2021 – The three finalists for the 12th annual Burlsworth Trophy have been selected and include Troy University Linebacker Carlton Martial, University of Arkansas Linebacker Grant Morgan and University of Georgia Quarterback Stetson Bennett. A total...
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Burlsworth Trophy Announces Semi-Finalists     FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Nov. 9, 2021 – Today, the Burlsworth Trophy selection committee announces the top 10 semi-finalists for the 2021 award. The Burlsworth Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding football player in America who began his career as a walk-on. Brandon Burlsworth’s life is also the subject of...
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Burlsworth Trophy Announces Nominees Trophy honors most outstanding Walk-On for twelfth year   FAYETTEVILLE, AR, Nov. 2, 2021 – Today, the Burlsworth Trophy announced 89 players nominated from Division 1 (FBS) schools from across the country for the 2021 Burlsworth Trophy. In the award’s twelfth year, the Trophy is named in honor of Brandon Burlsworth,...
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Jimmy Morrissey Named 2020 Burlsworth Trophy Winner Morrissey Chosen by Burlsworth Trophy Selection Committee   SPRINGDALE, Ark., Jan. 4, 2020 – Monday, Pittsburgh’s Jimmy Morrissey was named the eleventh winner of the Burlsworth Trophy at an online ceremony.   The award is given to the nation’s most outstanding player who began his career as a...
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