Football Bestows Team Awards
Dec. 15, 2017
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Florida Atlantic University football began its Thursday prior to practice by announcing to the squad the 2017 Team Award winners.
- The 2017 team captains: Azeez Al-Shaair, Kalib Woods, “Motor” Devin Singletary, Jalen Young
- Most Inspiring Player: Azeez Al-Shaair
- Turn Up Swole Owls Award (Weight Room): Andrew Soroh, Roman Fernandez, Antonyo Woods, Kevin McCrary, John Raine, “Buddy” Gregory Howell, Jr.
- 1-0 is All that Matters Award (Given to players who prepared the best): “Motor” Devin Singletary, Jason Driskel, Raekwon Williams, Gerald Hearns, Jeremiah Taleni, Rashad Smith
- Offensive MVP: “Motor” Devin Singletary
- Most Improved: Jakobi Smith, Jason Driskel, Kalib Woods
- Offensive Freight Train Award (Given to the Most Electric Player): “Motor” Devin Singletary
- The Michael Nysewander Top Offensive Walk-ons: Ray Wilson, Jr. and Silver Saunders
- Trenches Award-OL/TE: Antonyo Woods and Harrison Bryant
- No Matter What Offensive Excellence Award (Given to the offensive players who consistently did their job by their performance): Reggie Bain, “Pico” Tavaris Harrison, Harrison Bryant, “Buddy” Gregory Howell, Jr.
- Scout Team Players of the Year: Dante Cousart, Chris Robison, Nick Weber
- Defensive MVP: Azeez Al-Shaair
- Most Improved: Rashad Smith, Andrew Soroh, Kevin McCrary, Hunter Snyder
- Defensive Headhunter Award (Given to the most savage player): Azeez Al-Shaair
- The Michael Nysewander Top Defensive Walk-on: Anthony Bennett and Hosea Barnwell, V
- Trenches Award: Hunter Snyder and Haiden Nagel
- Not on My Watch Defensive Excellence Award (Given to the defensive players who consistently did their job by their performance): Azeez Al-Shaair, Jalen Young, Jeremiah Taleni, Hunter Snyder, Haiden Nagel
- Scout Team Players of the Year: Khamal Ellison, Malik Vigille, Savion Harris, Akileis Leroy, David Belvin III, Jacoby Blackmon, Torrin Davis
Special Teams Awards:
- Special Teams MVP: Greg Joseph
- Most Improved: Akileis Leroy and Da’Von Brown
- Sniper Mentality Award (Given to the most lethal special teams players): Tim Bonner, Ryan Rickel, Greg Joseph, Ray Wilson, Jr.
- The Michael Nysewander Top Special Teams Walk-on: Silver Saunders
- Scout Team Players of the Year: Jesse Howanitz, Joe Pohiva, Jacob Wilson
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