Tallahassee, FL – The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation, Inc., the creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award, is proud to announce that the 2014 Biletnikoff Award recipient, as the outstanding college receiver of the season, is Amari Cooper of the University of Alabama.
Former Heisman trophy winner, College Football Hall of Fame receiver, and Biletnikoff Award voter Desmond Howard introduced Cooper as the Biletnikoff Award winner on Thursday night on ESPN’s The Home Depot College Football Awards Show which was broadcast live from Disney World.
Howard, along with Tim Brown and Johnny Rodgers, is the only receiver to have won the Heisman Trophy.
The Biletnikoff Award recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Any player who catches a pass, regardless of position, is eligible for the Award. Cooper was selected by the Biletnikoff Award Selection Committee, comprised of 265 distinguished college football commentators, journalists, and former players. Please consult the website at www.biletnikoffaward.com for a list of voters and for the criteria for the selection of the winner. (http://biletnikoffaward.com/criteria)