SWAC Player of the Year

List of SWAC Player of the Year winners

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has awarded SWAC Player of the Year honors every season since 1973-74 (except for 1981). Eight players have won the award twice each, the most recent being Southern‘s Adarrial Smylie (1999-2000). Texas Southern is the program with the most winners (eleven), followed by Jackson State (eight) and Alabama State (seven). Coming soon: SWAC Coach of the Year 

Year Player(s) School(s)
1974 Eugene Short Jackson State
1975 Eugene Short (2) Jackson State (2)
1976 Larry Wright Grambling State
1977 Purvis Short Jackson State (3)
1978 Purvis Short (2) Jackson State (4)
1979 Larry Smith Alcorn State
1980 Larry Smith (2) Alcorn State (2)
1981 none
1982 Harry Kelly Texas Southern
1983 Harry Kelly (2) Texas Southern (2)
1984 Lewis Jackson Alabama State
1985 Mike Phelps Alcorn State (3)
1986 Frank Sillmon Alabama State (2)
1987 George Ivory Mississippi Valley State
Avery Johnson Southern
1988 Avery Johnson (2) Southern (2)
1989 Terry Brooks Alabama State (3)
1990 Joe Faulkner Southern (3)
1991 Steve Rogers Alabama State (4)
1992 Steve Rogers (2) Alabama State (5)
1993 Lindsey Hunter Jackson State (5)
1994 Jervaughn Scales Southern (4)
1995 Kenny Sykes Grambling State (2)
1996 Marcus Mann Mississippi Valley State (2)
1997 Randy Bolden Texas Southern (3)
1998 Randy Bolden (2) Texas Southern (4)
1999 Adarrial Smylie Southern (5)
2000 Adarrial Smylie (2) Southern (6)
2001 Dewayne Jefferson Mississippi Valley State (3)
2002 Paul Haynes Grambling State (3)
2003 Gregory Burks Prairie View A&M
2004 Attarius Norwood Mississippi Valley State (4)
2005 Obie Trotter Alabama A&M
2006 Brion Rush Grambling State (4)
2007 Trey Johnson Jackson State (6)
2008 Andrew Hayles Alabama State (6)
2009 Brandon Brooks Alabama State (7)
2010 Garrison Johnson Jackson State (7)
2011 Travele Jones Texas Southern (5)
2012 Paul Crosby Mississippi Valley State (5)
2013 Omar Strong Texas Southern (6)
2014 Aaric Murray Texas Southern (7)
2015 Madarious Gibbs Texas Southern (8)
2016 Derrick Griffin Texas Southern (9)
2017 Zach Lofton Texas Southern (10)
2018 Martaveous McKnight Arkansas-Pine Bluff
2019 Jeremy Combs Texas Southern (11)
2020 Devonte Patterson Prairie View A&M
2021 Tristan Jarrett Jackson State (8)
2022 M.J. Randolph Florida A&M
2023

< SWAC Player of the Year >

<< Conference Player of the Year Awards >>

<<< Awards & Championships >>>

Exit mobile version