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Ledbetter, Herrien, Woerner Highlight Annual UGA Spring Awards

April 22, 2017

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April 22, 2017

ATHENS, Ga. — University of Georgia junior defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter of Tucker, Ga., sophomore running back Brian Herrien of Douglasville, Ga., and sophomore tight end Charlie Woerner of Tiger, Ga., have been named the recipients of the Coffee County Hustle Award highlighting the annual spring football award winners.

The awards are given annually at the conclusion of spring practice to recognize improvement, dedication and performance on the field. The Coffee County Hustle Award is given each year to players showing the most desire during spring drills.

For the first time, Bulldog head coach Kirby Smart presented the awards to all of the honorees on the Sanford Stadium field following the G-Day game on April 22.

The of 2016 awards is as follows:

OFFENSE: Most ImprovedSolomon Kindley, OL, Jacksonville, Fla.; Elijah Holyfield, TB, College Park, Ga.; Outstanding Walk-OnSean Fogarty, OL, Savannah, Ga.; Coffee County Hustle AwardBrian Herrien, TB, Douglasville, Ga.; Charlie Woerner, TE, Tiger, Ga.; Hugh Hendrix Award (Player Who Most Strains His Potential)Terry Godwin, WR, Hogansville, Ga.; Pat Allen, OL, Reisterstown, Md.; Own The Trenches AwardLamont Gaillard, Jr., Fayetteville, N.C.; Sustainable Force AwardDyshon Sims, OL, Valdosta, Ga.; Physicality/Headhunter AwardIsaiah Wynn, OL, St. Petersburg, Fla.

DEFENSE: Most ImprovedChauncey Manac, OLB, Fargo, Ga.; J.R. Reed, DB, Frisco, Texas; Outstanding Walk-OnTim Hill, DB, Atlanta, Ga.; Coffee County Hustle AwardJonathan Ledbetter, DE, Tucker, Ga.; Hugh Hendrix Award (Player Who Most Strains His Potential)Tyrique McGhee, DB, Byron, Ga.; Own The Trenches AwardTyler Clark, DL, Americus, Ga.; Sustainable Focus AwardReggie Carter, ILB, Snellville, Ga.; Physicality/Headhunter AwardD’Andre Walker, OLB, Fairburn, Ga.

SPECIAL TEAMS: Special Teams Weapon AwardJarvis Wilson, SS, Tupelo, Miss.; Rashad Roundtree, S, Evans, Ga.

ACADEMICS: Freshmen GPA AwardJosh Moran (4.00), WR, Alpharetta, Ga., Prather Hudson (3.69), TB, Columbus, Ga.; Sophomore GPA Award: Michael Keene (3.97), OLB, Savannah, Ga., Rodrigo Blankenship (3.74), PK, Marietta, Ga.; Junior GPA AwardJacob Gross (3.87), ILB, Molena, Ga., Jackson Harris (3.76), TE, Columbia, Tenn.; Senior GPA AwardJohn Courson (4.0), SN, Athens, Ga., Aaron Davis (3.47), DB, Locust Grove, Ga.

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Jeb Blazevich, TE, Charlotte, N.C.; Rodrigo Blankenship, PK, Marietta, Ga.; Reggie Carter, ILB, Snellville, Ga.; Michael Chigbu, WR, New Orleans, La.

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