IMG_0129 (1)Every year, the Quarterback Club of Denver sponsors the Most Valuable Football Award, and the Club President presents the award at the Graduation Awards ceremony.

On Tuesday, 31 May, President Bill Blumberg presented this year’s award to defensive lineman Alex Hansen.

Hansen - Football MVP 2016

 

Here is the AFA announcement of the Award Presentation.

Most Valuable Football Player: Senior Alex Hansen was third on the team and tops for all defensive linemen in tackles with 70. He led the team in tackles for loss with 15.5 and sacks with 7.5. Hansen, who earned first-team all-Mountain West honors this season, had a stop behind the line of scrimmage in 11 straight and 12 of 14 games this season. Hansen blocked two kicks this season, a field goal at Michigan State and a PAT vs. San Jose State.

Bill Blumberg presented this award after Alex also received the Athletic Leadership Award earlier in the ceremony.  Here is the AFA announcement of that award.

Athletic Leadership Award: Senior Alex Hansen was elected team captain by his teammates and considered one of the best players head coach Troy Calhoun has coached at the Academy. Hansen was third on the team and tops for all defensive linemen in tackles with 70. He led the team in tackles for loss with 15.5 and sacks with 7.5. Hansen, who earned first-team all-Mountain West honors this season, had a stop behind the line of scrimmage in 11 straight and 12 of 14 games this season. Hansen blocked two kicks this season, a field goal at Michigan State and a PAT vs. San Jose State.

Alex also was awarded the coveted Brian Bullard Memorial Award at the Air Force Football Banquet in February.  Click to see the announcement of that award.

Hansen w parents - Football MVP 2016

 

Alex and his parents, Chris Hansen and Karen Kalenowski, thanked Bill and the Quarterback Club for sponsoring the award.  He will be going to pilot training at Laughlin Air Force Base, Del Rio, TX – the United States Air Force busiest pilot training complex in the world.

 

 

The Quarterback Club congratulates this amazing leader athlete, 2Lt Alex Hansen, on his outstanding football accomplishments and leadership achievements.


2017 AFA Football Schedule

AFA Football Schedule 2017
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