Gator coaches, players give out awards

December, 13, 2011
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida football team had its annual banquet last weekend and numerous awards were handed out. Some were chosen by the coaches and some by the players. Here's a recap of the winners from the school's website:

COACHES' CHOICE AWARDS

President’s Academic Award: Caleb Sturgis
Gene Elleson Community Service Award:
Jesse Schmitt
Iron Gator Strength and Conditioning Award:
William Green
Chris Patrick Courage Award:
John Brantley
Most Valuable Offensive Scout Team Award:
Tim Clark
Most Valuable Defensive Scout Team Award:
Mike McNeely
Most Valuable Special Team Scout Team Award:
Hygens Succes and Solomon Schoonover

PLAYERS’ CHOICE AWARDS

Rex Farrior Most Team Spirited Offense: Jeff Demps
Rex Farrior Most Team Spirited Defense:
Dominique Easley
Greg See Tenacity Award Offense:
Matt Patchan
Greg See Tenacity Award Defense:
Dominique Easley
Most Valuable Special Teams Player:
Caleb Sturgis
Most Valuable Offensive Player:
Chris Rainey
Most Valuable Defensive Player:
Jon Bostic and Matt Elam
James W. Kynes Award (Best Mental/Physical Toughness):
John Brantley
Ray Graves Award (Team MVP):
Chris Rainey
Fergie
Ferguson Leadership Award: Lerentee McCray and John Brantley
Team Captains (5):
John Brantley, Chris Rainey, Jeff Demps, William Green and Jaye Howard

Mike DiRocco | email

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