DALLAS (FWAA) — The Charlotte
Touchdown Club, in conjunction with the Football
Writers Association of America and Florida East
Coast Railway, proudly announces U.S. Naval Academy great
Chet Moeller as the recipient of the 2016
Bronko Nagurski Legends Award, which recognizes outstanding
defensive football players from the past 40 years.
award will be presented formally during the annual Bronko Nagurski
Trophy Awards Banquet presented by ACN on December 5th.
"Being recognized with the 2016 Bronko Nagurski Legends Award
conjures up memories which will live with me forever. I'm thankful
for the coaches who shaped me and the teammates who encouraged me
and I'm overwhelmed to be considered in the same class of the past
winners such as Bubba Smith, Randy Gradishar, Randy Rhino and others,"
"Congratulations to Chet Moeller on being named the 2016 Bronko
Nagurski Legends Award recipient," said James R. Hertwig, CEO of
Florida East Coast Railway. "Chet's performance on the field, in
the classroom and in his service to our country in the United States
Marine Corp was exceptional and this honor is well deserved. Florida
East Coast Railway takes great pride in our support of the Charlotte
Touchdown Club and its mission to promote Citizenship, Scholarship,
Sportsmanship and Leadership."
Moeller joins a growing list of prestigious Bronko Nagurski Legends
Award recipients including: Alan Page, Bubba Smith, Roger Wehrli,
Mike McCoy, Jack Youngblood, Larry Jacobson, Randy Rhino, Randy
White and Randy Gradishar.
A two-time All-East selection, Moeller was only the sixth Midshipmen
to be selected as a unanimous All-American. He served as co-captain
his senior year and registered 275 tackles during his career. He
recorded a school record 25 tackles for a loss as a junior.
Moeller was also awarded the Navy Academy Athletic Association
Sword, which is presented to the midshipman of the graduating class
declared by the Association's Athletic Committee to have personally
excelled in athletics during his years of varsity competition. Moeller
was a star in the classroom as well, earning Second Team Academic
All-American honors as a senior.
Following his career at Navy, Moeller served as an officer in
the United States Marine Corp and has served as a board member for
the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
ABOUT THE CHARLOTTE TOUCHDOWN CLUB AND ITS SPONSORS
The Charlotte Touchdown Club is a non-profit
organization founded in 1990 for the purpose of promoting high school,
collegiate, and professional football in the Charlotte, N.C., region.
The club's activities and services focus community attention on
the outstanding citizenship, scholarship, sportsmanship, and leadership
of area athletes and coaches. For more information, contact John
Rocco (704-347-2918 or email@example.com). The official website
of the Charlotte Touchdown Club is touchdownclub.com.
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