WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Lafayette Kiwanis Club and the Purdue football program capped off the 2016 season with the 96th annual Senior Appreciation Banquet at the Purdue Memorial Union on Sunday.
Freshman wide receiver Jackson Anthrop and senior linebacker Evan Pulliam, were named the Verle H. Campbell Award winners, which is presented to the outstanding scout team players of the year as selected by the coaching staff.
Senior linebacker Jimmy Herman was named the Guy "Red" Mackey Award winner (presented to a player on each varsity team at Purdue that exemplify the overall success of the University's intercollegiate athletics programs), as well the Noble E. Kizer Award winner, which is awarded to the football player with the highest grade point average over the last two semesters.
The Leonard Wilson Award, presented to the player who best exemplifies the unselfishness and dedication of the late Leonard Wilson, was given to senior defensive end Evan Panfil.
After hauling in six receptions for 78 yards and a touchdown against Indiana, Yancey was named the "Pop" Doan Award winner for the best offensive performance against the rival Hoosiers. Redshirt freshman Markus Bailey took home the defensive "Pop" Doan Award with an eight-tackle, two-interception performance against IU.
The Kiwanis Citizenship Award was presented to Bilal Marshall for his on-field play, community service and dedication to academics.