39th Annual Football Awards Banquet

The University of Miami held its 39th annual football awards banquet Thursday night at the Radisson Mart Plaza Hotel in Miami. Award winners were announced for the 2004 season and seniors were honored.

Award Winners

Jack Harding Award (Team MVP) - Brock Berlin

Plumer Memorial Award (Leadership, Motivation, Spirit) - Antrel Rolle

Dale Melching Award (Leadership) - Chris Myers

U Miami Sports Hall of Fame Unsung Hero Award - Derrick Crudup

Mariutto Scholar Athlete (Highest G.P.A.) - Alex Garcia

Nick Chickillo Most Improved Player - Alton Wright

Albert Bentley Most Valuable Walk-On Award - Matt Carter

Walt Kichefski Hurricane Award - Kevin Everett

Other Awards

Offensive Back of the Year - Frank Gore

Offensive Lineman of the Year - Joel Rodriguez

Receiver of the Year - Roscoe Parrish

Defensive Back of the Year - Kelly Jennings

Defensive Lineman of the Year - Orien Harris

Linebacker of the Year - Roger McIntosh

Special Teams Player of the Year - Devin Hester

Strength Training Athlete of the Year - Brad Kunz

Jesse Armstead Comeback Player of the Year -Santonio Thomas

Most Improved Offensive Player - Talib Humphrey

Most Improved Defensive Player - Thomas Carroll

Offensive Rookie of the Year - Lance Leggett

Defensive Rookies of the Year - Anthony Reddick and Romeo Davis

Hard Hitter Award - Brandon Meriweather

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