BEVERLY HILLS - UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr and offensive lineman Xavier Su’a-Filo were named team most valuable players at the annual Football Awards Banquet held on Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Quarterback Brett Hundley was the recipient of the Paul Wellman All-Around Excellence Award. Linebacker Myles Jack was presented the John Boncheff, Jr. Defensive Rookie of the Year Award.
Linebacker Aramide Olaniyan earned the Jack R. Robinson Award for Highest Scholarship by a Senior. The annual award for outstanding scout team player was renamed in honor of Nick Pasquale, a redshirt freshman receiver who passed away during the season in a tragic accident on Sept. 8, 2013. Below is a list of the award winners.
2013 UCLA Football Awards Banquet Winners
*Nick “Pac” Pasquale Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player Offense – Carl Hulick; Defense – Zach Vinci ; Special Teams – Ryan Davis
*Jack R. Robinson Award for Highest Scholarship by a Senior Aramide Olaniyan
*N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership Offense – Xavier Su’a-Filo; Defense – Eric Kendricks; Special Teams – Kickoff team
*Captain Don Brown Award for Most Improved Player Offense – Devin Lucien, Paul Perkins; Defense – Anthony Jefferson, Ellis McCarthy; Special Teams – Kenny Orjioke, Christopher Longo
*John Boncheff, Jr. Award for Rookie of the Year Defense – Myles Jack; Offense – Alex Redmond, Caleb Benenoch; Special Teams – Jayon Brown
*The Ed Kezirian “Coach K” Award for Academic and Athletic Balance Scott Quessenberry, Kenny Clark
*Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player Ryan Hofmeister
*Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior of the Year Offense – Shaq Evans; Defense – Jordan Zumwalt; Special Teams – Stan McKay
*Paul I. Wellman Award for All-Around Excellence Brett Hundley
*George W. Dickerson Award for the Outstanding Offensive Player against USC Brett Hundley
*Donn Moomaw Award for Outstanding Defensive Player against USC Cassius Marsh, Anthony Barr
*Jerry Long “Heart” Award Librado Barocio
*Henry R. "Red" Sanders Award for Most Valuable Player Offense – Xavier Su’a-Filo; Defense – Anthony Barr
*UCLA Captains Award Brett Hundley, Xavier Su’a-Filo, Jake Brendel, Eric Kendricks, Anthony Barr, Ryan Hofmeister
*Bruin Force Award Eric Kendricks, Anthony Barr