Pine Bluff, AR (UAPB) -- The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff defensive end Brandon Thurmond has been selected as the 2012 SWAC Player of the Year by the Pigskin Club of Washington, DC.
Thurmond has been invited to the 75th Annual Awards Dinner to be held at the Capital Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 8, 2013 in Washington, DC.
The Pigskin Club of Washington, D.C. is one of the oldest sports organizations in the United States, for the past seventy plus years, they have recognized and honored coaches and athletes from all levels of completion and those who have made significant contributions in the business and civic arenas.
"It's a blessing to get all of these accolades and its feels good to be recognized for all of the hard work. I give God all the praise and glory", said Thurmond.