Jim Thorpe Award

Given to the best defensive back of the year, the award is 
presented by the Jim Thorpe Athletic Club

Year - player(s), school(s)

2018 - Deandre Baker, Georgia
2017 - Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
2016 - Adoree' Jackson, Southern California
2015 - Desmond King, Iowa
2014 - Gerod Holliman, Louisville
2013 - Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State
2012 - Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State
2011 - Morris Claiborne, LSU
2010 - Patrick Peterson, LSU
2009 - Eric Berry, Tennessee
2008 - Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State
2007 - Antoine Cason, Arizona
2006 - Aaron Ross, Texas
2005 - Michael Huff, Texas
2004 - Carlos Rogers, Auburn
2003 - Derrick Strait, Oklahoma
2002 - Terence Newman, Kansas State
2001 - Roy Williams, Oklahoma 
2000 - Jamar Fletcher, Wisconsin 
1999 - Tyrone Carter, Minnesota 
1998 - Antoine Winfield, Ohio State 
1997 - Charles Woodson, Michigan 
1996 - Lawrence Wright, Florida 
1995 - Greg Myers, Colorado State 
1994 - Chris Hudson, Colorado 
1993 - Antonio Langham, Alabama 
1992 - Deon Figures, Colorado 
1991 - Terrell Buckley, Florida State 
1990 - Darryl Lewis, Arizona 
1989 - Mark Carrier, Southern California 
1988 - Deion Sanders, Florida State 
1987 - Bennie Blades, Miami FL 
     & Rickey Dixon, Oklahoma 
1986 - Thomas Everett, Baylor    
                    


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