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Fans can vote for their favorite player   FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Nov. 7, 2017 – Today, the Burlsworth Trophy selection committee announce the top 10 semi-finalists for the 2017 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...
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Trophy honors most outstanding walk-on for eighth year   FAYETTEVILLE, AR, Oct. 31, 2017 – Today, the Burlsworth Trophy in conjunction with the Springdale (AR) Rotary Club announced the 63 players nominated from Division 1 (FBS) schools from across the country for the 2017 Burlsworth Trophy. In the award’s eighth year, the Trophy is named...
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., Sept. 26, 2017- The Burlsworth Trophy, established to honor college football’s most outstanding player who began his career as a walk-on, is announcing the addition of three new members to the selection committee. Legendary Kansas City Chief and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Bobby Bell, President and CEO of the...
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 Fayetteville, Ark. December 14, 2016 – Today, there was a launch celebration for the DVD release of Greater, the story of Brandon Burlsworth, at 11:00 a.m. at the Walker Indoor Practice facility on the U of A campus. The DVD will be released in Walmart stores and on Wamart.com on Dec. 20. In addition to...
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Mayfield First to Win Twice; Back-to-Back   SPRINGDALE, Ark., Dec. 5, 2016 – Monday, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was named seventh winner of the Burlsworth Trophy in Springdale, Ark. at a ceremony hosted by the Springdale (Ark.) Rotary Club. It’s the first time that anyone has won the trophy twice, and back-to-back.   The award...
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MEDIA ADVISORY   Burlsworth Trophy to Name 7th Winner on Dec. 5 Three finalists hail from Oklahoma, Northwestern and Washington State   WHO:                   The winner of the seventh annual Burlsworth Trophy will be announced Monday, Dec. 5 in Springdale, Ark. The Burlsworth Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding football player in America who began...
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Fans can vote for their favorite player FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Nov. 8, 2016 – Today, the Burlsworth Trophy selection committee and the Springdale Rotary Club announce the top 10 semi-finalists for the 2016 award. The Burlsworth Trophy is awarded to the most outstanding football player in America who began his career as a walk-on. Burlsworth’s life...
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