Tajh Boyd, DeAndre Hopkins, Grady Jarrett, Tig Willard, Chandler Catanzaro named MVPs

DeAndre Hopkins celebrates with Tajh Boyd after scoring a touchdown against Ball State

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DeAndre Hopkins celebrates with Tajh Boyd after scoring a touchdown against Ball State

The Clemson football program honored its own Saturday night, as the Tigers' 11-win season and top-10 national finish was celebrated at the program's annual awards banquet.

Following is list of Clemson's 2012 honorees:

Solid Rock Awards

Position - Name

Running Back - Andre Ellington

Wide Receiver - DeAndre Hopkins

Tight End - Brandon Ford

Offensive Line - Dalton Freeman

Quarterback - Tajh Boyd

Defensive Back - Xavier Brewer

Defensive Tackle - Grady Jarrett

Defensive End - Malliciah Goodman

Linebacker - Jonathan Willard

Hustle Awards

Offense - Jaron Brown

Defense - Spencer Shuey, Jonathan Meeks

12th Man Awards

Offense - Roderick McDowell, Adam Humphries

Defense - Vic Beasley

Iron Man Awards

Offense - Tyler Shatley, Andre Ellington

Defense - Josh Watson, Malliciah Goodman

Rookie of the Year

Offense - Ryan Norton

Defense - Travis Blanks, D.J. Reader

Special Teams

Offense - Darrell Smith

Defense - Tony Steward

Scout Team Awards

Defense - Martin Aiken, Collins Mauldin

Offense - Chad Kelly, Andrew Maass

Future Impact Players

Offense - Isaiah Battle

Defense - D.J. Reader

Most Valuable Players

Offense - Tajh Boyd, DeAndre Hopkins

Defense - Grady Jarrett, Jonathan Willard

Special Teams - Chandler Catanzaro

Academic Awards

Highest GPA (Freshman) - Patrick DeStefano

Highest GPA (Sophomore) - Andrew Maass

Highest GPA (Junior) - Chandler Catanzaro

Highest GPA (Senior) - Dalton Freeman

Highest GPA (Team) - Zach Fulmer

Vickery Hall Awards

Robert Smith, Kalon Davis, Collins Mauldin

Spiritual Leadership Award

Corico Wright

Strength Training Awards

Strength All-American - Dalton Freeman

Dedication Awards - Spencer Shuey, Tajh Boyd

Permanent Captains

Xavier Brewer, Jaron Brown, Rashard Hall, Andre Ellington, Dalton Freeman, Jonathan Meeks

Brian Dawkins Lifetime Achievement Award

Brian Dawkins

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