2012 Team Awards Announced at Football Awards Banquet

Dec. 2, 2012

UCLA running back Johnathan Franklin, the nation's ninth-ranked rusher and the school's all-time leading rusher, and linebacker Anthony Barr, the nation's current leader in sacks, have been named the MVPs for the 2012 Bruin football season. The awards were handed out on Sunday evening at the football team's annual awards banquet.


*Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player
Offense - Jerry Neuheisel; Defense - Tre Hale; Special Teams - Taylor Lagace

*Captain Don Brown Memorial Award for Most Improved Player
Offense - Jake Brendel; Defense - Datone Jones; Special Teams - Ka'imi Fairbairn

*Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior of the Year
Offense - Jeff Baca, Joseph Fauria; Defense - Andrew Abbott, Datone Jones; Special Teams - Dalton Hilliard, Jeff Locke

*George W. Dickerson Award for Outstanding Offensive Player Against USC
Johnathan Franklin

*Donn Moomaw Award for Outstanding Defensive Player Against USC
Eric Kendricks

*Paul I Wellman Memorial Award for All-Around Excellence
Jeff Locke

*Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player
Dalton Hilliard

*Jerry Long "Heart" Award
David Allen

*John Boncheff, Jr. Memorial Award for Rookie of the Year
Brett Hundley

*Jack R. Robinson Award for the Senior with the Highest Scholarship
Jeff Locke

*The Ed Kezirian "Coach K" Award for Academics and Athletic Balance
Ian Taubler

*N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership
Offense - Johnathan Franklin; Defense - Damien Holmes; Special Teams - David Allen

*Henry R. "Red" Sanders Award for Most Valuable Player
Offense - Johnathan Franklin; Defense - Anthony Barr

*UCLA Captains Award
Andrew Abbott, David Allen, Johnathan Franklin, Damien Holmes, Jeff Locke, Xavier Su'a-Filo

*Bruin Force Award
Johnathan Franklin

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05
vs. Virginia
Pasadena, CA
W, 34 - 16
Saturday, Sep 12
Las Vegas, NV
W, 37 - 3
Saturday, Sep 19
vs. Brigham Young
Pasadena, CA
W, 24 - 23
Saturday, Sep 26
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 56 - 30
Saturday, Oct 03
vs. Arizona State
Pasadena, CA
L, 23 - 38
Thursday, Oct 15
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 35 - 56
Thursday, Oct 22
vs. California
Pasadena, CA
W, 40 - 24
Saturday, Oct 31
vs. Colorado
Pasadena, CA
W, 35 - 31
Saturday, Nov 07
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 41 - 0
Saturday, Nov 14
vs. Washington State
Pasadena, CA
L, 27 - 31
Saturday, Nov 21
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 17 - 9
Saturday, Nov 28
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 21 - 40