It took some time, but Raiders rookie Tre’von Moehrig was finally presented with his Jim Thorpe Award earlier last week.
Along with the ceremony and him being presented with his award, Moehrig also toured the Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Center and Paycom Headquarters.
Here is what his TCU head coach Gary Patterson told The Oklahoman:
“(Moehrig) was very loyal. When he committed to us, he didn’t take any other visits. He was always a Horned Frog, and it’s very hard to find that in this day and age... I don’t think he’ll ever do anything to embarrass the (Thorpe) name… You don’t have to worry about that.”
Last night was mad real pic.twitter.com/1N0iHDDc3i— TCU Football (@TCUFootball) June 30, 2021
Find someone that looks at you like @TheReal_Tre7 looks at his @jimthorpeaward pic.twitter.com/gyXY8PAZ9t— TCU Football (@TCUFootball) June 29, 2021
Great night at the Jim Thorpe Award with Tre pic.twitter.com/Svd92Yq0x0— Gary Patterson (@TCUCoachP) June 30, 2021
While Tre is honored tonight. It’s great to start out the day at the Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Hospital to see the great work being done here. pic.twitter.com/wot6N33ScM— TCU Football (@TCUFootball) June 29, 2021
It was a historic win for TCU, as Moehrig became the first player in program history to take home the award in its 35-year history. He also joins Charles Woodson (1997) and Michael Huff (2005) as former Raiders to win the award.
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