FSU Passes Out Accolades At Annual Banquet

Saturday night Florida State held its annual team awards dinner at the Union Ballroom. The Seminoles gathered to reflect back on the regular season and honor their top performers on the field, in the classroom and in the weight room.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Saturday night Florida State held its annual team awards dinner at the Union Ballroom. The Seminoles gathered to reflect back on the regular season and honor their top performers on the field, in the classroom and in the weight room. Christian Ponder and Everette Brown took home top honors as the MVPs of the offense and defense respectively. Caz Piurowski, Rodney Hudson and Kendrick Stewart each won multiple awards. A complete list of award winners is below:




TEAM AWARDS
Top Conditioned Athlete: Everette Brown
Offensive Seminole Warrior: Christian Ponder/Caz Piurowski
Defensive Seminole Warrior: Kendrick Stewart
Bill McGrotha/Spirit Humanitarian Award: Drew Weatherford/Myron Rolle
Bob Crenshaw Award (biggest heart): Ryan McMahon
Don Powell Award (unsung hero): Rod Roberts


ACADEMIC AWARDS (given by class and to the offense and defense)
Freshmen: Andrew Datko and Everett Dawkins
Sophomore: Rodney Hudson and Maurice Harris
Junior: Christian Ponder and Myron Rolle
Senior: Graham Gano and Kendrick Stewart
5th Year: Drew Weatherford and Benjamin Lampkin


OFFENSE AWARDS
Defensive Scout Team: Darren Edwards/John Johnson
Most Improved: Caz Piurowski
Leadership: Rodney Hudson
Top Newcomer: Andrew Datko
Special Teams: Graham Gano
MVP: Christian Ponder


DEFENSE AWARDS
Offensive Scout Team: E.J. Manuel
Most Improved: Kendrick Stewart
Leadership: Tony Carter
Top Newcomer: Nigel Bradham/Markus White
Special Teams: Michael Ray Garvin
MVP: Everette Brown

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