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UH's Borden Named to Wuerffel Watch List for Second Consecutive Season

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(Hawaii Athletics) - University of Hawai'i senior long snapper Noah Borden has been named to the Wuerffel Trophy watch list for the second consecutive season.
 
Widely known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service", the Wuerffel Trophy is named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel from the University of Florida. The award will be presented to the FBS player that best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement.
 
Through the duration of Borden's career at UH, he has proven to be a consistent and reliable contributor on special teams while backing it up in the classroom. He enters the 2019 campaign as a three-time academic all-Mountain West selection.
 
The Pearl City, O'ahu native, is one of 21 returning student-athletes to the watch list and is currently in a pool of 106 student-athletes. The formal announcement of the 2018 recipient will be made at the National Football Foundation's press conference in New York City on December 4. The presentation of the 2018 Wuerffel Trophy will occur at the 50th All Sports Association Awards Banquet on February 15, 2019, in Fort Walton Beach.
 
Past winners of the award are:  Rudy Niswanger - LSU - 2005; Joel Penton - Ohio State - 2006; Paul Smith - Tulsa - 2008; Tim Tebow - Florida - 2008; Tim Hiller - Western Michigan - 2009; Sam Acho - Texas - 2010; Barrett Jones - Alabama - 2011; Matt Barkley - USC - 2012; Gabe Ikard - Oklahoma - 2013; Deterrian Shackelford - Ole Miss - 2014; Ty Darlington - Oklahoma - 2015; Trevor Knight - Texas A&M - 2016; Courtney Love - Kentucky - 2017.