clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Presenting The 2019 Off Tackle Empire General Sherman Awards For Big Ten Football Excellence

New, 31 comments

Also known as The Shermies

NCAA Football: Big Ten Championship-Ohio State vs Wisconsin Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

What a season! The team everyone thought would dominate every opponent dominated every opponent, thrilling Big Ten football fans across the Midwest!

The reactionary forces at the Big Ten offices have already declared their Big Ten football awards, so you can look at those if you’d like.

Or you can stay tuned to Off Tackle Empire, where with the benefit of much more careful and intensive deliberation, we will separate the wheat from the chaff to present you with our selections for the 2019 Off Tackle Empire General Sherman Awards for Big Ten Football Excellence!

Here’s the schedule for the Shermies this year:

Monday, December 9th

  • Introduction to The Shermies

Tuesday, December 10th

  • Flaming Atlanta Trophy for Offensive Player Of The Year
  • TurboButkus Trophy for Defensive Player Of The Year
  • Foltz-Sadler Trophy for Special Teams Player Of The Year
  • Willy T Sherman Trophy for Coach Of The Year
  • Arthur MacArthur Trophy for Offensive Freshman of the Year
  • Johnny Shiloh Trophy for Defensive Freshman of the Year

Wednesday, December 11th

  • Dicktrip of the Year, part 1
  • All-Empire Team: Special Teams

Thursday, December 12th

  • Game of the Year, part 1
  • All-Empire Team: Defense

Friday, December 13th

  • Big Ten Name of the Year
  • All-Empire Team: Offense
  • Dicktrip of the Year, part 2

Monday, December 16th

  • Tarts of the Year, part 1
  • B1Ggest Game of the Year, part 1

Tuesday, December 17th

  • Tarts of the Year, part 2
  • Game of the Year, part 2

Wednesday, December 18th

  • Tarts of the Year, part 3
  • B1Ggest Game of the Year, part 2

Thursday, December 19th

  • Tarts of the Year, part 4
  • Game of the Year, part 3

Friday, December 20th

  • Tart of the Year, part 5

Open Nominations!

We think we got everything in our internal ballot, but now’s your last chance to nominate anyone or anything for any of the categories listed above!

  • Tarts must involve the B1G
  • Games of the year/dicktrip of the year must involve a B1G team
  • Special teams awards include holder and longsnapper