Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel from the University of Florida, the Wuerffel Trophy is awarded to the FBS player that best combines . . .
The Atlantic Coast Conference led all conferences with 15 players appearing on the 2016 watch list. Following the ACC are the SEC with 12 players, Conference USA with 10 and the Big 10 and Big 12 with 9 players each.
The American Athletic followed with 8 players while the Sun Belt added 7, the PAC 12 submitted 6 and the MAC and Mountain West followed with 4 each. All FBS Conferences are represented on the list, as were Independent representatives BYU and United States Military Academy (Army) with 1 nominee each on the list.
MAC players on the list are:
Antwan Dixon (senior, DB, Kent State)
Nick Cuthbert (senior, LB, Kent State)
Drew Hare (senior, QB, Northern Illinois)
Brad Spelman (junior, LS, Toledo)