Outland Trophy

The Outland Trophy is a prize which is awarded annually to the best college football player who plays in the defensive line or on the offensive line.

The price is reminiscent of the former college football player and coach John H. Outland.


The winner is chosen by the members of the "Football Writers Association of America ". The election has been held since 1946. The winner will be honored at an annual event. He receives no monetary price here. Winning the Outland Trophy increases the prestige and the "market value" of a young player.



The price should not be confused with the annual award Lombardi Award. This can also win linebacker next player on the defensive or offensive line. However, the winner of the Outland Trophy and the Lombardi Award are often identical.