UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr and offensive lineman Xavier Su’a-Filo were named the team’s defensive and offensive most valuable players.
Barr, a senior, was considered among the top defensive players in the nation this season. He was a finalist for the Lombardi Award, given to the nation’s top defensive lineman or linebacker. He was named to the Walter Camp All-American team.
Su’a-Filo, a junior, was a first-team All-Pac-12 selection. He played tackle and guard this season.
Quarterback Brett Hundley was named the winner of the team’s Paul I. Wellman Award for All-Around Excellence.
The scout team player of the year awards were renamed for UCLA receiver Nick Pasquale, who died when struck by a car in September. Guard Carl Hulick won for offense, defensive end Zach Vinci for defense and running back Ryan Davis for special teams.
Other award winners:
Jack R. Robinson Award for Highest Scholarship by a Senior: Aramide Olaniyan.
N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership: Su’a-Filo (offense), Eric Kendricks (defense), the entire kickoff coverage team (special teams).
Captain Don Brown Award for Most Improved Player: Devin Lucien and Paul Perkins (offense), Anthony Jefferson and Ellis McCarthy (defense), Kenny Orjioke and Christopher Longo (special teams).
John Boncheff Jr. Award for Rookie of the Year: Myles Jack (defense), Alex Redmond and Caleb Benenoch (offense), Jayon Brown (special teams).
Ed Kezirian “Coach K” Award for Academic and Athletic Balance:
Scott Quessenberry and Kenny Clark.
Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player: Ryan Hofmeister.
Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior of the Year: Shaquelle Evans (offense), Jordan Zumwalt (defense), Stan McKay (special teams).
George W. Dickerson Award for the Outstanding Offensive Player against USC: Hundley.
Donn Moomaw Award for Outstanding Defensive Player against USC: Cassius Marsh and Barr.
Bruin Force Award: Kendricks and Barr.
Jerry Long “Heart” Award: Librado Barocio.
UCLA Captains Award: Hundley, Su’a-Filo, Barr, Kendricks, Hofmeister and Jake Brendel.