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Watt, in his seventh NFL season and a three-time Defensive Player of the Year, had the goal of raising $200,000 for Hurricane Harvey relief in Houston.
5 sacks and 20 tackles for loss in 2016 when he was named American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year.
Santiam Christian's Kyle Parameter was named Class 3A defensive player of the year, Cascade Christian's Haiden Schaan was offensive player of the year and Cascade Christian's Jon Gettman was coach of the year.
The Howell award is the latest in a series of accolades for Varnado, who was named defensive player of the year in college basketball by the Sporting News and the inaugural recipient of the Lefty Driesell Award, which is awarded annually to NCAA Division 1 basketball's top defensive player.
380 last season, was the Pac-12 player of the year last season, as well as the defensive player of the year.
Chris Ross feels that his second Defensive Player of the Year honor is nothing but a validation of his hardwork on and off the court.
Ramirez, the Hometeam Magazine Defensive Player of the Year, consistently took up multiple offensive linemen and made the job easier for Fitchburg's stellar linebacking corps to make plays.
The NBA has announced the members of the 2013-2014 All-Defensive Teams led by Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, who was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year earlier in April.
UALR senior Amy Hafner earned Defensive Player of the Year, Amila Barakovic earned first team All-Sun Belt, and Anita Bucur received second team All-Sun Belt accolades.
This past season, defensive back Dennis Keyes (UCLA) was the Pacific-10 Defensive Player of the Year, defensive lineman Dorian Smith (Arizona) was first-team all-Pac-10, linebacker Luke Laolagi (SanDiego State) was the Mountain West Conference co-Defensive Player of the Year, and receiver Benny Ward (Washington State) and defensive lineman George Fifita (San Diego State) came through with solid seasons.
To activate its sponsorship in local communities, The Hilton Family is working with the AVP to host a series of free "Hilton AVP Youth Volleyball Clinics," where local youth volleyball players and hotel guests in select tour stops will have the opportunity to meet and further hone their volleyball skills from 2004 Olympic medalist Elaine Youngs and AVP's reigning defensive player of the year Rachel Wacholder.
Ahead of the monumental bout between the combat sports' biggest athletes, reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year Draymond Green took a swipe at the Irish superstar on Instagram for wearing a classic Golden State Warriors jersey.