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Harlon Hill Trophy

The Harlon Hill Trophy has been awarded annually since 1986 to the NCAA Division II college football player of the year. Harlon Hill was a standout player as an offensive end at Florence State Teachers College (now the University of North Alabama), being named an NAIA All-American in his senior year (1953). He later had a successful career in the NFL, playing for the Chicago Bears (1954-1961), Pittsburgh Steelers (1962), and Detroit Lions (1962). Hill was the NFLís rookie of the year in 1954 and its most valuable player in 1955. He was a three-time All-Pro selection (1954-1956).

Winners by year (name, school, and position)

(Key to abbreviations: LB - linebacker, QB - quarterback, RB - running back, WR - wide receiver)

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