2019 Rimington Award Winners for the Nation’s Top Center for FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA Announced

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Southern Utah’s Zach Larsen Wins First Rimington Award in School History

New York, NY – Zach Larsen of Southern Utah headlines the 2019 Rimington Award winners for the FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA divisions. This year’s selections mark the 17th time the top center of each respective level has received the award.

 

Larsen, a senior from Draper, Utah, has been one of the more decorated centers in recent FCS history. He is a three-time All-Big Sky Conference honoree, earning unanimous first team honors this season. In 2018 he was named an All-American by Phil Steele as well as by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. In 2017 he received All-American honors from STATS, Hero Sports and Phil Steele. Additionally, Larsen has been a fulltime starter at center for the Thunderbirds since his freshman year.  Zach is the first Thunderbird to ever receive the Rimington Award and the fourth winner from the Big Sky Conference. Continue reading

2018 Rimington Award Winners for the Nation’s Top Center for FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA Announced

North Dakota State’s Tanner Volson Wins Third Rimington Award in School History

New York, NY – December 2018:  Tanner Volson of North Dakota State University headlines the 2018 Rimington Award winners for the FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA divisions. This year’s selections mark the 16th time the top center of each respective level has received the award. Continue reading

2017 Rimington Award Winners for the Nation’s Top Center for FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA Announced.

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South Dakota State’s Jacob Ohnesorge Wins First Rimington Award in School History

New York, NY – Jacob Ohnesorge of South Dakota State University headlines the 2017 Rimington Award winners for the FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA divisions. This year’s selections mark the 15th time the top center of each respective level has received the award.

Ohnesorge, a senior from Waunakee, Wis. is a three-time All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honoree, earning first team honors in both his junior and senior seasons. Additionally, Ohnesorge excelled in the classroom being named to the MVFC Academic Honor Roll in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Jacob has started 53 consecutive games which ties a record for the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits and has already graduated with his degree in Mechanical Engineering.  After starting all four seasons, Ohnesorge was part of one of the best offenses in SDSU school history this year averaging 38.8 points per game.  Ohnesorge is the first Jackrabbit to ever receive the Rimington Award. Continue reading

2016 Rimington Award Winners

Rimington Award Winners for the Nation’s Top Center for FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA Announced.
Illinois State’s Mark Spelman Adds to an Already Impressive College Career

RTLogoDecember 10, 2016 – Mark Spelman of Illinois State University headlines the 2016 Rimington Award winners for the FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA divisions. This year’s selections mark the 14th time the top center of each respective level has received the award. Continue reading

2015 Rimington Award Winners

RTLogoNew York, NY – The Rimington Trophy committee is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Rimington Award, recognizing the most outstanding centers in the NCAA’s FCS, Division II, Division III and NAIA.

The Rimington Award is named after Dave Rimington, the only two-time winner of the Outland Trophy in addition to back to back first team All-American selections for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Continue reading

2014 Rimington Award Winners

Cornelius Edison of Portland State Heads the List of 2014 Rimington Award Winners.

RTLogoNew York, NY – The Rimington Trophy committee is proud to announce the recipients of the 2014 Rimington Award, recognizing the most outstanding centers in the NCAA’s FCS, Division II, Division III and NAIA.

The Rimington Award is named after Dave Rimington, the only two-time winner of the Outland Trophy in addition to back to back first team All-American selections for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Continue reading

2013 Rimington Award Winners

Rimington Award Winners for the Nation’s Top Center for FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA Announced.
Grand Valley State’s Matt Armstrong Racks Up Another Award Cap Off College Career

RTLogoDecember 10, 2013 – Matt Armstrong of Grand Valley State headlines the 2013 Rimington Trophy winners for the FCS, DII, DIII and NAIA divisions.

The award winners are selected by Jason Dannelly, founder of the Victory Sports Network and longtime writer of football in non-FBS divisions as part of the continued tradition of one of College Football’s most prestigious awards. Continue reading