MVP AWARDS


The East-West Shrine Game honors one offensive player and one defensive player for their exceptional performance during the game. The William H. Coffman Award for Most Outstanding Offensive Player and The E. Jack Spaulding Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player are given to the top two players on the field immediately following the game.

About The Award Namesakes
E. Jack Spaulding was a captain in the U.S. Navy and was one of the organizers of the first East-West Shrine Game. William H. Coffman was the managing director of the East-West Shrine Game for 40 years.


2017 AWARD RECIPIENTS



E. Jack Spaulding Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Trey Hendrickson East Team DE #99
Florida Atlantic University

William H. Coffman Award for Most Outstanding Offensive Player
Eli McGuire West Team RB #1
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Most Outstanding Offensive Players (1945 - 2016)

Vernon Adams, Jr. Oregon West Game 91 Jan. 23, 2016
Marvin Kloss South Florida East Game 90 Jan. 17 2015
Jimmy Garoppolo Eastern Illinois East Game 89 Jan. 18 2014
Chad Bumphis Mississippi State West Game 88 Jan. 19 2013
Lennon Creer Louisiana Tech West Game 87 Jan. 21 2012
Delone Carter Syracuse East Game 86 Jan. 22 2011
Mike Kafka Northwestern East Game 85 Jan. 23 2010
Marlon Lucky Nebraska East Game 84 Jan. 17 2009
Josh Johnson UC San Diego West Game 83 Jan. 19 2008
Jeff Rowe Nevada-Reno West Game 82 Jan. 20 2007
Reggie McNeal Texas A&M West Game 81 Jan. 21 2006
Stefan LeFors Louisville East Game 80 Jan. 15 2005
Ryan Dinwiddie Boise State West Game 79 Jan. 10 2004
Donald Lee Mississippi State East Game 78 Jan. 11 2003
Deonce Whitaker San Jose State West Game 77 Jan. 12 2002
Steve Smith Utah West Game 76 Jan. 13 2001
Marcus Knight Michigan East Game 75 Jan. 15 2000
Joe Montgomery Ohio State East Game 74 Jan. 16 1999
Anthony Bookman Stanford West Game 73 Jan. 10 1998
Brian Manning Stanford West Game 72 Jan. 11 1997
Tommie Frazier Nebraska West Game 71 Jan. 13 1996
Joey Galloway Ohio State East Game 70 Jan. 14 1995
Jeff Garcia San Jose State West Game 69 Jan. 15 1994
Jay Fiedler Dartmouth East Game 69 Jan. 15 1994
Chuckie Dukes Boston College East Game 68 Jan. 24 1993
Mike Pawlawski UC Berkeley West Game 67 Jan. 19 1992
Ed McCaffrey Stanford West Game 66 Jan. 26 1991
Brett Favre Southern Mississippi East Game 66 Jan. 26 1991
Tony Rice Notre Dame East Game 65 Jan. 21 1990
Lewis Tillman Jackson State East Game 64 Jan. 15 1989
Kenny Jackson San Jose State West Game 63 Jan. 16 1988
Kelly Stouffer Colorado State West Game 62 Jan. 10 1987
Garry James Louisiana State East Game 61 Jan. 11 1986
Randall Cunningham Nevada-Las Vegas West Game 60 Jan. 5 1985
Joey Jones Alabama East Game 59 Jan. 7 1984
John Elway Stanford West Game 58 Jan. 15 1983
Dan Plater Brigham Young West Game 57 Jan. 9 1982
Tim Clifford Indiana East Game 56 Jan. 10 1981
Amos Lawrence North Carolina East Game 56 Jan. 10 1981
Joseph Rose UC Berkeley West Game 55 Jan. 5 1980
Russell Davis Michigan East Game 54 Jan. 6 1979
Rob Carpenter Miami-Ohio East Game 52 Jan. 2 1977
Doug Williams Grambling State East Game 53 Dec. 31 1977
Chuck Muncie UC Berkeley West Game 51 Jan. 3 1976
Willard Harrell Pacific West Game 50 Dec. 28 1974
Barty Smith Richmond East Game 49 Dec. 29 1973
Otis Armstrong Purdue East Game 48 Dec. 30 1972
Dan Pastorini UC Santa Clara West Game 46 Jan. 2 1971
Gary Hammond Southern Methodist West Game 47 Dec. 31 1971
Dennis Shaw San Diego State West Game 45 Dec. 27 1969
Gene A. Washington Stanford West Game 44 Dec. 28 1968
Gary Beban UCLA West Game 43 Dec. 30 1967
Danny Talbott North Carolina East Game 42 Dec. 31 1966
Tod Hullin Washington West Game 41 Dec. 31 1965
Roger Staubach Navy East 40 Jan. 2 1965
Willie Brown UCLA West Game 39 Dec. 28 1963
Daryle Lamonica Notre Dame East Game 38 Dec. 29 1962
John Hadl Kansas West Game 37 Dec. 30 1961
Don Meredith Southern Methodist West Game 35 Jan. 2 1960
Tom Matte Ohio State East Game 36 Dec. 31 1960
Nick Pietrosante Notre Dame East Game 34 Dec. 27 1958
Gerald Nesbitt Arkansas West Game 33 Dec. 28 1957
John Brodie Stanford West Game 32 Dec. 29 1956
Don Bailey Penn State East Game 30 Jan. 1 1955
Garet Reichow Iowa East Game 31 Dec. 31 1955
Robert "Bobby" Garrett Stanford West Game 29 Jan. 2 1954
Tommy O'Connell Illinois East Game 28 Dec. 27 1952
Victor Janowicz Ohio State East Game 27 Dec. 29 1951
Kyle Rote Southern Methodist West Game 26 Dec. 30 1950
Edward LeBaron Pacific West Game 25 Dec. 31 1949
John Panelli Notre Dame East Game 24 Jan. 1 1949
John (Johnny) Lujack Notre Dame East Game 23 Jan. 1 1948
Nicholas Sacrinty Wake Forest East Game 22 Jan. 1 1947
Allen Dekdebrun Cornell East Game 21 Jan. 1 1946
Bob Waterfield UCLA West Game 20 Jan. 1 1945

Most Outstanding Defensive Players (1954 - 2016)

Mike Caputo Wisconsin West Game 91 Jan. 23 2016
Za'Darius Smith Kentucky East Game 90 Jan. 17 2015
Ethan Westbrooks West Texas A&M East Game 89 Jan. 18 2014
Nigel Malone Kansas State West Game 88 Jan. 19 2013
Nick Sukay Penn State East Game 87 Jan. 21 2012
Martin Parker Richmond East Game 86 Jan. 22 2011
O'Brien Schofield Wisconsin East Game 85 Jan. 23 2010
Michael Tauiliili Duke East Game 84 Jan. 17 2009
Spencer Larsen Arizona West Game 83 Jan. 19 2008
Daniel Bazuin Central Michigan East Game 82 Jan. 20 2007
James Wyche Syracuse East Game 81 Jan. 21 2006
Alex Green Duke East Game 80 Jan. 15 2005
Brandon Chillar UCLA West Game 79 Jan. 10 2004
Tully Banta-Cain UC Berkeley West Game 78 Jan. 11 2003
Everick Rawls Texas West Game 77 Jan. 12 2002
Leo Barnes Southern Mississippi East Game 76 Jan. 13 2001
Erik Flowers Arizona State West Game 75 Jan. 15 2000
Donnie Spragan Stanford West Game 74 Jan. 16 1999
Pat Tillman Arizona State West Game 73 Jan. 10 1998
Jim Nelson Penn State East Game 73 Jan. 10 1998
Matt Finkes Ohio State East Game 72 Jan. 11 1997
Willie Brown Temple East Game 71 Jan. 13 1996
Brian Williams UCLA West Game 70 Jan. 14 1995
Keith Lyle Virginia East Game 69 Jan. 15 1994
Brett Wallerstadt Arizona State West Game 68 Jan. 24 1993
Dana Hall Washington West Game 67 Jan. 19 1992
Rob Thomson Syracuse East Game 66 Jan. 26 1991
James Williams Fresno State West Game 65 Jan. 21 1990
Steve Atwater Arkansas West Game 64 Jan. 15 1989
Ken Harvey UC Berkeley West Game 63 Jan. 16 1988
Tim McDonald UCLA West Game 62 Jan. 10 1987
Jon Hand Alabama East Game 61 Jan. 11 1986
Garin Veris Stanford West Game 60 Jan. 5 1985
Ron Rivera UC Berkeley West Game 59 Jan. 7 1984
Paul Moyer Arizona State West Game 58 Jan. 15 1983
James "Jim" Britt Louisiana State East Game 58 Jan. 15 1983
Chet Parlevecchio Penn State Game East 57 Jan. 9 1982
Ricky Jackson Pittsburgh East Game 56 Jan. 10 1981
Jacob Green Texas A&M West Game 55 Jan. 5 1980
Don Bessillieu Georgia Tech East Game 54 Jan. 6 1979
Gary Green Baylor West Game 53 Dec. 31 1977
Kim Bokamper San Jose State West Game 51 Jan. 3 1976
Gary Johnson Grambling State East Game 50 Dec. 28 1974
Bill Sandifer UCLA West Game 49 Dec. 29 1973
Jackie Wallace Arizona State West Game 48 Dec. 30 1972
Willie Buchanon San Diego State West Game 47 Dec. 31 1971
Lee Brock Washington West Game 45 Dec. 27 1969
Ron Pritchard Arizona State West Game 44 Dec. 28 1968
Kevin Hardy Notre Dame East Game 43 Dec. 30 1967
George Webster Michigan State East Game 42 Dec. 31 1966
Rick Redman Washington West Game 40 Jan. 2 1965
Aaron Brown Minnesota East Game 41 Dec. 31 1965
Carl McAdams Oklahoma West Game 41 Dec. 31 1965
Vern Burke Oregon State West Game 39 Dec. 28 1963
Hugh Campbell Washington State West Game 38 Dec. 29 1962
Buddy Iles Texas Christian West Game 37 Dec. 30 1961
Lou Cordileone Clemson East Game 35 Jan. 2 1960
E.J. Holub Texas Tech West Game 36 Dec. 31 1960
Sam Williams Michigan State East Game 34 Dec. 27 1958
Don Manoukian Stanford West Game 33 Dec. 28 1957
Don Shinnick UCLA West Game 32 Dec. 29 1956
Matt Hazeltine UC Berkeley West Game 30 Jan. 1 1955
Joe Long Stanford West Game 31 Dec. 31 1955
Carlton Massey Texas West 29 Jan. 2 1954