, as announced shortly before kickoff of the Division III Football National Championship in Shenandoah, Texas. This marks the first time a North Central student-athlete has won the prestigious award. The Gagliardi Trophy recognizes excellence in academics and service as well as athletics.

“This is a huge honor,” said Rutter. “I just have to give credit to my teammates and coaches.  They’ve done such a great job of putting me in positions to succeed.”

国产偷拍视频Rutter is only the fourth Gagliardi Trophy winner from the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), along with Elmhurst College running back Scottie Williams in 2012, Augustana College offensive lineman Blaine Westermeyer in 2009, and Illinois Wesleyan University quarterback Lon Erickson in 1996.