Inaugurated by the Nebraska chapter in 1974, to honor a person " with a background of interest in and support of intercollegiate football, who has made a sizeable contribution to society through public service and/or self sacrifice."

2013 - Tom and Mary Hansen, Papillion
2012 - Ron and Jeanie Carson. Omaha
2011 - Bruce and Darla Evertson, Kimball
2010 - Jon and Joyanne Van Bloom, Lincoln
2009 - Cletus, Kenneth, Rex and Pat Fischer and Families
2008 - Dan Young, Lincoln, Neb.

2007 -
 George Darlington, Lincoln, Neb.
2006 - Irv Veitzer, Omaha, Neb.
2005 - Milt Tenopir, Lincoln, Neb.
2004 - Charlie McBride, Fountain Hills, Ariz.
2003 - Dr. Barbara Hibner, Lincoln
2002 - Gary Fouraker, Lincoln
2001 - Jerry Weber, Lincoln
2000 - John Hay, Sacramento, Calif.
1999 - Ruth Michalecki, Lincoln
1998 - Dr. Raymond Peterson, California
1997 - Dr. Walter Reiss, California
1996 - Tom Allan, Omaha
1995 - Al Papik, Lincoln
1994 - John Melton, Lincoln
1993 - Boyd Epley, Lincoln
1992 - Jack Payne, Omaha
1991 - Dr. Samuel Fuenning, Lincoln
1990 - Bob Billings, Omaha
1989 - Mike Corgan, Lincoln
         
Bill Shepard, Lincoln
1988 - Gail Gade, Lincoln
1987 - Dr. Pat Clare, Lincoln
1986 - Dr. Paul Goetowski, Lincoln
1985 - George F. Sullivan, Lincoln
1984 - Don Bryant, Lincoln
1983 - James S. Pittenger, Lincoln
1982 - Helen Ruth Wagner, Lincoln
1981 - Burton Newton, Lincoln
1980 - John K. Selleck, Lincoln
         
Charles Washington, Omaha
1979 - Ursala Walsh, Lincoln
1978 - Paul Schneider, Lincoln
1977 - Floyd Bottorff, Lincoln
1976 - Ralph Beechner, Lincoln 
          
Maurice "Skip" Palrang, Omaha
          
Jim Ross, Lincoln
1975 - Gregg McBride, Omaha
          
Charles S. "Cy" Sherman, Lincoln 
          
Frederick Ware, Omaha
1974 - Lloyd Grimm, Omaha