Walter Camp Distinguished American Award

Walter Camp Distinguished American Award

The Walter Camp Distinguished American Award recipient is an individualwho has utilized his or her talents to attain great success in business, private lifeor public service and who may have accomplished that which no other has done.

The recipient does not have to have participated in football but must understand its lesson of self-denial, cooperation and teamwork and who is a person of honesty, integrity and dedication. He or she must be a leader, aninnovator, even a pioneer, who has reached a degree of excellence whichdistinguished him or her from contemporaries and who lives within the principlesof Walter Camp.

Walter Camp Distinguished American Award Honorees

2007Frank Broyles, "Georgia Tech"
2006Dick Vermeil, "San Jose State"
2005Arthur Blank, "Babson"
2004Pat Summerall, "Arkansas"
2003—Bill Walsh, "San Jose State"
2002Regis Philbin, "Notre Dame"
2001—New York City Police, Fire, and EmergencyMedical Service Personnel
2000Gene Upshaw, "Texas A&I"
1999Bo Schembechler, "Miami (Ohio)"
1998Steve Young, "Brigham Young"
1997Steve Largent, "Tulsa"
1996Dick Ebersol, "Yale"
1995Keith Jackson, "Washington State"
1994Paul Tagliabue, "Georgetown"
1993Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, "C.S.C."
1992—Cami Cozza, "Miami (Ohio)/Yale"
1991Alexander Kroll, "Rutgers"
1990Tex Schramm, "Texas"
1989Richard Kazmaier, "Princeton"
1989Burt Reynolds, "Florida State"
1988Sid Luckman/Y.A. Tittle, "Columbia"/"Louisiana State"
1987Weeb Ewbank, "Miami (Ohio)"
1986Tom Landry, "Texas"
1985Bob Hope
1984— Maj. Gen. Bill Carpenter, "Army"
1983Tom Harmon, "Michigan"
1982Eddie Robinson, "Grambling State"
1981Harold "Red" Grange, "Illinois"
1980Alexander Haig, "Army"
1980George Halas, "Illinois"
1979— David "Sonny” Werblin, "Rutgers"
1978—James Crowley; "Notre Dame"


[ Walter Camp Football Foundation Awards - List of recipients]

ee also

*Walter Camp Man of the Year
*Walter Camp Distinguished American Award
*Walter Camp Alumni of the Year
*Amos Alonzo Stagg Award
*National Football Foundation Distinguished American Award
*National Football Foundation Gold Medal Winners
*Theodore Roosevelt Award (NCAA)

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