2022 Courage Award Winner

Maxx Williams

2022 Ed Block Courage Award Winner

Williams was having a career year in 2021 prior to suffering a devastating knee injury in October that ended his season and some thought could end his NFL playing career. After not being expected to return until the start of the regular season, Williams’ hard work and perseverance paid off as he was cleared to return to practice during training camp and was on Arizona’s Week 1 active roster.

Position TE
Height 6'4"
Weight 252 lbs
College Minnesota
NFL Experience 8 years

Past Winners

  • 2021 - Corey Peters
  • 2020 - Dennis Gardeck 
  • 2019 - D.J. Foster 
  • 2018 - Markus Golden 
  • 2017 - Jaron Brown 
  • 2016 - Patrick Peterson 
  • 2015 - Chris Johnson 
  • 2014 - Tyrann Mathieu 
  • 2013 - Rashad Johnson 
  • 2012 - Kerry Rhodes 
  • 2011 - Early Doucet 
  • 2010 - Matt Ware 
  • 2009 - Kenny Iwebema 
  • 2008 - Gabriel Watson 
  • 2007 - Bertrand Berry 
  • 2006 - Kurt Warner 
  • 2005 - Marcel Shipp 
  • 2004 - Anquan Boldin 
  • 2003 - Raliegh Roundtree 
  • 2002 - Kyle Vanden Bosch 
  • 2001 - Mike Gruttadauria 
  • 2000 - Chris Gedney 
  • 1999 - Lester Holmes 
  • 1998 - Mike Devlin 
  • 1997 - Lomas Brown 
  • 1996 - Ernest Dye 
  • 1995 - Garrison Hearst 
  • 1994 - Derek Ware 
  • 1993 - Ronald Moore** 
  • 1992 - Anthony Edwards** 
  • 1991 - Marcus Turner** 
  • 1990 - Ken Harvey** 
  • 1989 - Joe Bostic** 
  • 1988 - Neil Lomax **
  • 1987 - Curtis Green* 
  • 1986 - Pat Tilley* 
  • 1985 - Stump Mitchell*
  • 1984 - Terry Stieve* 

* = St. Louis Cardinals
** = Phoenix Cardinals