TCU’s Trevone Boykin finally found an award that Oregon’s Marcus Mariota couldn’t claim first.
As a native of Hawai’i that played at Oregon, Mariota wasn’t eligible for the the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, which is given to the best college football player that was either born in the state of Texas, attended a Texas high school or attended a Texas junior college or university.
The recipient must also “succeed on and off the field while having the drive and the tenacity to persist and overcome adversity and injury in the pursuit of reaching their goals.”
Boykin was honored as the 2015 winner.
— TCU Football (@TCUFootball) January 15, 2015
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