Published: Dec. 13, 2013

Darqueze Dennard wins Jim Thorpe Award

Contact(s): John Lewandowski Intercollegiate Athletics office: (517) 355-2271 lewand19@ath.msu.edu

Michigan State senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard was named the winner of the 2013 Jim Thorpe Award Thursday night, as announced on the Home Depot College Football Awards Show on ESPN from the Atlantic Dance Hall on Disney's BoardWalk. Dennard is the first Spartan to win the award, which has been awarded annually since 1986 to the nation's best defensive back. Read more at msuspartans.com

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