Offensive Player of the Year
Derrick Wimbush - Running Back - Fort Valley State University
2004: Has lead the SIAC in rushing for the entire season...He has been picked as the SIAC's "Offensive Player of the Week" five times this season... Is ranked third in the country in rushing, tied for sixth in the nation in scoring and is seventh in the nation in all purpose yardage...Finished the season with 1,840 yards rushing on 247 carries (7.4 yards per carry) and averaged 167.3 yards per game... Caught nine passes for 270 yards and has scored 22 rushing touchdowns ... averaged 12.2 points per game (134 points) and averaged 169.7 yards per game in all purpose yardage ... Had three games this season with at least a 50 yard run and two runs with at least a 40 yard run... Also had four games with at least a run of 30 yards ... He rushed for a career high 239 yards against Clark Atlanta (9/18/04) ... Set the Fort Valley Record for most yards in a season (1,840) ... Also holds the Fort Valley record for most consecutive games with at least 100 yars rushing (13).
2003 Award Winners
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