List of Ted Hendricks Award Winners by Year

Named after the man known as "The Mad Stork", the Ted Hendricks Award honors the top DE in CFB -- we've got all the winners listed by year.

One of the newest college football honors, the Ted Hendricks Award is given annually to the top defensive end in the nation since 2002. Named after the man affectionately known as “The Mad Stork” and presented by his foundation, all the Ted Hendricks Award winners are listed by year below.

Ted Hendricks Award Winners Listed by Year

  • 2022 – Caleb Murphy, Ferris State
  • 2021Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan
  • 2020 – No award given as a result of the global pandemic
  • 2019 – Chase Young, Ohio State
  • 2018 – Clelin Ferrell, Clemson
  • 2017 – Bradley Chubb, North Carolina State
  • 2016 – Jonathan Allen, Alabama
  • 2015 – Carl Nassib, Penn State
  • 2014 – Nate Orchard, Utah
  • 2013 – Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas
  • 2012 – Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina
  • 2011 – Whitney Mercilus, Illinois
  • 2010 – Da’Quan Bowers, Clemson
  • 2009 – Jerry Hughes, TCU
  • 2008 – Brian Orakpo, Texas
  • 2007 – Chris Long, Virginia
  • 2006 – LaMarr Woodley, Michigan
  • 2005 – Elvis Dumervil, Louisville
  • 2004 – David Pollack, Georgia
  • 2003 – David Pollack, Georgia
  • 2002 – Terrell Suggs, Arizona State