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December 2, 2012

Tide names MVP, team captains

BIRMINGHAM | A day after defeating Georgia in the Southeastern Conference Championship Game in Atlanta, the University of Alabama football team was in Birmingham on Sunday for the team's annual awards banquet and The Cahaba Grand Conference Center.

Junior linebacker C.J. Mosley was named the Most Valuable Player while Damion Square, Chance Warmack and Barrett Jones were named permanent team captains.

Alabama coach Nick Saban addressed an audience that included members of the team, coaching staff, administration and support staff following the awards session in which he recapped the 2012 season and stated the goals for the upcoming BCS National Championship Game against Notre Dame on Jan. 7.

Here is the list of award winners:

Iron Man Award
T.J. Yeldon, Cade Foster, Kelly Johnson and Jesse Williams

Unsung Hero Award
Kenny Bell, Quinton Dial, Carson Tinker, Xzavier Dickson and Jeremy Shelley

Outstanding Senior
Scholar Award
Barrett Jones and Chance Warmack

Outstanding Defensive
Performer Award
C.J. Mosley and Dee Milliner

Up-Front Award
Jeoffrey Pagan, Ed Stinson, Cyrus Kouandjio and Anthony Steen

Most Inspiring Player
Damion Square
Commitment to Academic
Excellence Award
Denzel Devall, Geno Smith, D.J. Fluker, Quinton Dial and Arie Kouandjio

Defensive Achievement Award
Adrian Hubbard, Deion Belue, HaHa Clinton-Dix and Trey DePriest

Offensive Achievement Award
Amari Cooper, Eddie Lacy, T.J. Yeldon and D.J. Fluker

President's Award
Jesse Williams, Robert Lester, Chance Warmack and Kevin Norwood

Special Teams Award
Vinnie Sunseri, Cody Mandell, Christion Jones and Landon Collins

Defensive Players of the Year
Nico Johnson and Dee Milliner

Offensive Players of the Year
AJ McCarron and Barrett Jones

Pat Trammell Award
Michael Williams and Nico Johnson

Jefferson County Alumni
Association Distinguished
Alumnus Award
Bobby Humphrey

Most Valuable Player
C.J. Mosley

Captain Awards
Damion Square, Chance Warmack and Barrett Jones

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