Navy Junior Offensive Tackle Andrew Wood On Watch List For The Wuerffel Trophy
July 18, 2017
Navy junior offensive tackle Andrew Wood is on the Watch List for the Wuerffel Trophy, which is presented annually by the All Sports Association in Fort Walton Beach Florida. Named after 1996 Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel from the University of Florida, the Wuerffel Trophy is awarded to the FBS player that best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement.
Wood was a starter in all 14 games last year for the Mids and helped pave the way for Navy to finish the year ranked #1 in the country in third down conversion percentage (.545), #3 in passing yards per completion (19.29), #4 in rushing offense (310.1) and #7 in team passing efficiencey (164.17).
Wood, who chose Navy over offers from Mississippi State, Vanderbilt, Duke, Purdue, Syracuse, Memphis, Ole Miss, Cincinnati, Louisville, Virginia and Cal, carries a 3.53 grade point average in Operations Research.