Nov. 3, 2008
Auburn senior offensive lineman Jason Bosley has been announced as a nominee for the 2008 Wuerffel Trophy, the All Sports Association announced Monday. Over 50 universities in the NCAA's Football Bowl Subdivision are represented on the nominee list.
Named after former Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel, the Wuerffel Trophy is presented annually to the Football Bowl Subdivision player that best combines exemplary community service with academic and athletic achievement.
Bosley has started 25 games at center and offensive tackle over the past three seasons, and was named to the Rimington Trophy Watch List prior to the season. Bosley, who graduated after the fall semester in 2007 with a degree in business finance, received the team's Pat Dye Leadership Award and Top Grade Point Average Award during the spring.
The 2008 Wuerffel Trophy finalists will be announced on November 12, 2008, and distributed to the award's National Selection Committee for voting. Formal announcement of the winner will occur on Tuesday, December 9, 2008. Presentation of the 2008 Wuerffel Trophy will be at the All Sports Association's 40th Annual Awards Dinner on February 20, 2009, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
A complete list of the 2008 Wuerffel Trophy nominees can be found at http://www.wuerffeltrophy.org/2008nominees.html.