Baltimore Sun staff
10:51 AM EST, December 10, 2012
Stefon Diggs was the big winner Sunday during Maryland's annual team awards banquet.
The true freshman from Good Counsel was named the Terps' Most Valuable Player. A second-team All-ACC selection, Diggs finished 2012 with 1,896 all-purpose yards -- the second-highest single-season total in team history. He scored six touchdowns, including two on kickoff returns and one passing.
Here's a list of every Maryland award-winner.
Bennett Fulper: The George C. Cook Memorial Award for the senior with the highest academic average.
Ryan Schlothauer: The George Boutselis Memorial Award for the player who both lettered in football while attaining the highest GPA on the team and has adhered to the goals of the student-athlete ideal.
Justin Gilbert: The Public Service Award for the student athlete that has committed to serving and having a positive influence in the community.
Matt Furstenburg: The Dr. John E. Faber Award for Iron Man, which is named after Dr. John E. Faber, who coached men’s lacrosse for 35 years and finished his coaching career with a record of 249 wins and only 57 losses, including national championship teams.
Kevin Dorsey: The A.V. Williams Award for Outstanding & Conspicuous Sportsmanship Award for the student athlete that best displays outstanding & conspicuous sportsmanship during the course of the year.
Joe Vellano: The Alvin L. Aubinoe Unsung Hero Trophy for the student athlete that best displays the true meaning of teamwork without regard for his personal goals.
A.J. Francis: The James M. Tatum Memorial Award for Lineman of the Year.
Ryan Schlothauer: Special Teams Player of the Year Award.
Darin Drakeford: Defensive Player of the Year Award in memory of Herman Grabenstein.
Stefon Diggs: Offensive Player of the Year Award in honor of Larry Grabenstein.
Stefon Diggs: Ray Krouse Memorial Award for Team’s Most Valuable Player.
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