Player and Coach of the Year Awards
Many of the greatest players and coaches in the history of the National Football League have walked the stage at the 101 Awards. Each year since 1969, the most outstanding offensive player, defensive player and coach of the year in both the AFC and NFC are chosen in a nationwide media vote. The winner in each category is presented with the prestigious 101 trophy at the annual awards event in Kansas City.
- Past AFC Coach Honorees
- Past AFC Defensive Honorees
- Past AFC Offensive Honorees
- Past NFC Coach Honorees
- Past NFC Defensive Honorees
- Past NFC Offensive Honorees
Lamar Hunt Award for Professional Football
To honor the life and legacy of Lamar Hunt with a national award that symbolizes the impact he made in the development of professional football and personifies his personal attributes.
Awarded to an individual or group that has helped shape the National Football League into the preeminent professional sports league in America.
Criteria – 5 Primary Factors for Selection
- Vision: Ideas and foresight into improving the league as a whole.
- Humble leadership: Guiding people and plans with an attitude of respect.
- Integrity: Conducting life with honesty, credibility and reliability.
- Fan Dedication: Passion for improving the game day experience for fans.
- Innovation: Introducing new concepts to advance the game.
2008 – The Foolish Club - original eight owners of the AFL
2009 – Tony Dungy - retired NFL head coach
2010 – Monday Night Football
2011 – NFL Films
2012 – Roger Staubach - retired star quarterback, Dallas Cowboys
2013 – Don Shula - retired NFL head coach
2014 – Len Dawson - retired quarterback and broadcaster, Kansas City Chiefs
2015 – Paul Tagliabue - NFL Commissioner from 1989 to 2006
2016 – Super Bowl I
2017 – Al Michaels - broadcaster