Jim Thorpe Association

Jim Thorpe Association

The Jim Thorpe Association is based in Oklahoma and is named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe. The organization has awarded the Jim Thorpe Award to the top defensive back in college football since 1986.

To determine the awards, a screen committee follows the players during the season. [cite news | url=http://www.theplanetweekly.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=824&Itemid=53&PHPSESSID=d14f1dc9970d5649e10913877d53c898 | title=Castille Among Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Candidates | publisher=theplanetweekly.com | date=August 1 2007 | accessdate=2007-08-25] The award is presented at an annual awards banquet. [cite news | url=http://www.mackbrown-texasfootball.com/index.php?s=&url_channel_id=40&url_subchannel_id=&url_article_id=2783&change_well_id=2 | title=Ross honored as 2006 Thorpe Award winner | publisher=MackBrownTexasFootball | date=February 2 2007 | accessdate=2007-08-25]

References

External links

# [http://www.jimthorpeassoc.org/ Official Website]


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