Football Names Spring Award Winners

April 14, 2009

RUSTON -- Louisiana Tech head coach Derek Dooley handed out the annual Spring Awards during halftime of Saturday's T-Day Spring Game held at Joe Aillet Stadium.

The four awards presented each spring are the Dawg Fight Award, the Surprise of Spring Award, the Big Lick Award and the Fourth Quarter Award.

The recipients of the Dawg Fight Award which goes to the individuals that demonstrate the best physical and mental conditioning were offensive lineman Jared Miles and cornerback Josh Victorian.

The Big Lick Award is presented to the players who consistently play with the most physical toughness during the spring. This year's recipients were tight end Dennis Morris and linebacker Adrien Cole.

The recipients of the Surprise of Spring Award which is presented to the individuals who caught the eye of the coaches during the spring and proved they have the ability to be a valuable contributor next season were tight end Chandler Spence, offensive lineman Michael Lacy, defensive lineman Philip Longino and safety Shawn Simmons.

The Fourth Quarter Award is presented to the individuals who consistently play with the intangibles that are the foundation of the Bulldog Program - Attitude, Discipline, Toughness, Effort and Team.



This year's recipients of the Fourth Quarter Award were running back Daniel Porter, offensive lineman Cudahy Harmon, safety Antonio Baker and safety Tarence Calais.

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