Dec. 11, 2011
FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State football team held its end of the year awards banquet on Sunday, announcing the 2011 outstanding player awards.
Junior running back Robbie Rouse was named the teams Most Valuable Player. Rouse ran for 13 touchdowns and he led the WAC and ranked seventh nationally with 1,549 yards in 2011, the third-most in a season in school history.
Sophomore Jeremiah Toma received the Most Inspiration award while Zak Hill and Bryce Harris were the recipients of the Director's Academic Award. Sophomore linebacker Patirck Su'a was named the Special Team's Player of the Year.
The teams captains for the season were Derek Carr (offense), Toma (defense) and Su'a (special teams).
On the other side of the ball, senior Bryce Harris was awarded as the Most Valuable Offensive Lineman and Rouse was named the Most Valuable Back.
The Don Duncan Over Achiever Award went to junior defensive end Tristan Okpalaugo.
The Dick Duncan Scout Team Player of the Year Awards went to Davante Adams (offense) and Jaamal Rose (defense).
2011 Outstanding Player Awards
Most Valuable Player: Robbie Rouse (award sponsored by Bob Duncan)
Most Inspirational Player Award: Jeremiah Toma (award sponsored by Darrell Copeland II Memorial
Director's Academic Award: Zak Hill and Bryce Harris (award sponsored by Thomas Boeh)
Special Teams Player of the Year: Patrick Su'a (award sponsored by Steve Malanca)
Most Valuable Back (Defense): Travis Brown (award sponsored by Lela & Marty Mayfohrt, Madera Auto Center)
Most Valuable Back (Offense): Robbie Rouse (award sponsored by Bill and Lydia Gargan)
Most Valuable Lineman (Defense): Logan Harrell (award sponsored by Bill and Lydia Gargan)
Most Valuable Lineman (Offense): Bryce Harris (award sponsored by Bill and Lydia Gargan)
Team Captains: Derek Carr (offense - sponsored by Darin Zuber), Jeremiah Toma (defense - sponsored by Bill & Lydia Gargan) and Patrick Su'a (special teams - - sponsored by Bill & Lydia Gargan)
Dick Duncan Scout Team Player of the Year (Defense): Jaamal Rose (award sponsored by Jerry Duncan)
Dick Duncan Scout Team Player of the Year (Offense): Davante Adams (award sponsored by Jerry Duncan)
Don Duncan Over Achiever Award: Tristan Okpalaugo (award sponsored by the Bulldog Foundation)
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