BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Junior wide receiver Cody Latimer was named the Anthony Thompson Most Valuable Player at the Indiana football banquet on Saturday evening. Head coach Kevin Wilson also honored the team's seniors and recognized several additional team awards.
Latimer became the fifth Hoosier to surpass 1,000 yards in a season and his total of 1,096 ranks third all-time at IU. His 72 receptions are fourth and his nine scores are ninth.
On the Hoosiers career lists, Latimer's 135 catches and 2,152 yards are seventh, and his 17 touchdowns are tied for fifth. The Dayton, Ohio, native recorded five 100-yard games in 2013, which is tied for third in a single season, and owns seven in his career, which is tied for fourth.
Latimer finished third in the Big Ten in yards (25th nationally), fourth in receptions (T-32nd) and tied for fourth in TDs (T-28th).
Below is a list of the Hoosiers 2013 award winners:
Hoosier Iron Award (Outstanding Weight Room Performance): Greg Heban
Ted Whereatt "Senior Academic Excellence" Award: Bill Ivan
Ted Verlihay "Mental Attitude" Award: Ralston Evans
Corby Davis Memorial Award (Outstanding Back): Tevin Coleman
Howard Brown "Dedication to IU Football" Award: Stephen Houston
Chris Dal Sasso Award: Ted Bolser
Harold Mauro "Loyalty to IU Football" Award: Duwyce Wilson
Terry P. Cole Award (Old Oaken Bucket Game MVP): Tre Roberson
Outstanding Walk-On Player of the Year: Jake Zupancic
Special Teams Player of the Year: Mitch Ewald
Defensive Teammate of the Year: Tim Bennett
Offensive Teammate of the Year: Shane Wynn
Anthony Thompson Most Valuable Player: Cody Latimer
Team Captains: Ted Bolser, Greg Heban & Kofi Hughes