Dec. 5, 2007
Free safety Dennis Keyes and wide receiver Brandon Breazell were selected winners of UCLA's Henry R. "Red" Sanders Award for Most Valuable Player at the Annual UCLA Football Awards Banquet, held Wednesday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Keyes is the Bruins' leading tackler. Through 12 games, he has made 106 tackles, the highest total by a Bruin since Spencer Havner made 125 in 2004. Keyes also ranks fourth in the Pac-10 with his average of 8.83 tackles per game.
Breazell leads the Bruins with 47 receptions for 766 yards and three touchdowns. His 47 receptions are the most by a Bruin receiver since Craig Bragg made 73 catches in 2003 and are tied for No. 13 on UCLA's since-season list.
The complete list of winners:
Jack. R. Robinson Award for Highest Scholarship of a Senior Player: center Chris Joseph
Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player: kick returner Matthew Slater
Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior: defensive end Bruce Davis
George W. Dickerson Award for Outstanding Offensive Player vs. USC: wide receiver Dominique Johnson
Donn Moomaw Award for Outstanding Defensive Player vs. USC: free safety Dennis Keyes
Jerry Long "Heart" Award: wide receiver Brandon Breazell