Georgia held its annual Senior Awards Gala this past Saturday night at the Classic Center. Not surprisingly, Aaron Murray, Jarvis Jones and Alec Ogletree were among the recipients for the team’s top awards.
Jones, an junior outside linebacker and two-time All-American, was named the overall permanent captain for the 2012 team. Jones and Murray both were presented the Vince Dooley Award as the team’s most valuable players. Murray was named the team’s most valuable offensive player, and Jones and Ogletree shared most valuable defensive player honor. Connor Norman and Blake Sailors shared most valuable special teams players honor.
Murray and senior wide receiver Tavarres King were elected as the team’s offensive captains, senior safety Shawn Williams was chosen as the defensive captain and senior snapper Ty Frix was named the special teams captain.
Other trophies handed out Saturday included:
David Jacobs Award (”for players who, by example, portray courage, spirit, character and determination”)
Leon Farmer Award (”for dedication to the strength and conditioning program”)
Outstanding Scout Team Players
Most Improved Player Awards
Newcomer of the Year Awards
Coaches Leadership Awards
Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award
Frank Sinkwich Toughness Award