Harlon Hill Trophy Quick Facts and Committees
    
The Harlon Hill Trophy is 30 inches tall (2 1/2 feet) and weighs 63 pounds.  The football on top is a life-size replica of an actual game football and sits on a solid walnut base.  The approximate value of the trophy is $2,300.  It was created by Herff Jones, Inc. of Indianapolis, Ind., which also makes such notable awards as the Heisman Trophy and the Congressional Medal of Honor.  Each year's winner of the Hill Trophy is awarded a trophy to keep.  The original Hill Trophy remains on display in the Shoals year-round and bears the names of each year's recipient.  The award was first presented in 1986.

The 2014 Harlon Hill Trophy is sponsored by:
  • City of Florence
  • Herff-Jones
  • Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa
  • Optinet
  • Florence-Lauderdale Tourism

Replicas of the Harlon Hill Trophy are on display at:

  • The College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Ind.
  • The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame in Birmingham, Ala.
Year Created: 1986
Years Awarded: 28 (1986-Present)
Organization: National Harlon Hill Award Committee
Location: Florence, Alabama
Mailing Address: PO Box 2880
Florence, Ala. 35630
Chairman: Jeff Hodges
Office Phone: (256) 765-4595
Fax Number: (256) 765-4659
Email: sportsinformation@una.edu
Winner is Selected by: NCAA Division II Sports Information Directors
NCAA Division II Schools: 149
Super Region 1: 49
Super Region 2: 28
Super Region 3: 47
Super Region 4: 44
2014 Presentation Luncheon: January 9, 2014, Noon
Banquet Location: Guillot University Center - University of North Alabama
Florence, Ala.
Trophy is Crafted by: Herff-Jones, Inc.
Trophy Sponsors: City of Florence
Herff-Jones
Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa
OptiNet
Florence-Lauderdale Tourism
Web Site www.harlonhill.com
National Award Committee Jeff Hodges Chairman
Mike Goens President
Local Organizing Committee:
Banquet Coordinator: Don McBrayer
Decorations Coordinator: Jamie Richardson
Player Host: Mike Curtis
Publications and Art Work: Karen Hodges
   

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National Harlon Hill Awards Committee
Florence, AL 35361 U.S.A.