2022 Courage Award Winner

Chris Godwin

2022 Ed Block Courage Award Winner

Chris Godwin was selected by the Buccaneers in the third round with the 84th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. During Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings, he had his first three career receptions which went for 44 yards in a 34–17 loss. In the regular season finale against the New Orleans Saints, Godwin caught nine passes for 111 yards and a touchdown as the Buccaneers won 31–24, earning him NFC Offensive Player of the Week. Godwin finished his rookie year with 34 receptions for 525 yards and one touchdown.

Godwin suffered a torn ACL during the Buccaneers’ 9-0 loss to the Saints in Week 15 of the 2021 season. After successful knee surgery in early January of 2022, the receiver would return to action and finish the 2022 season with 104 catches for 1,023 yards and 3 touchdowns.

Position WR
Height 6'1"
Weight 209 lbs
College Penn State
NFL Experience 6 years

Past Winners

  • 2021 - OJ Howard
  • 2020 - Ali Marpet 
  • 2019 - Demar Dotson 
  • 2018 - Lavonte David 
  • 2017 - William Gholston 
  • 2016 - Kevin Pamphile 
  • 2015 - Clinton McDonald 
  • 2014 - Vincent Jackson 
  • 2013 - Darrelle Revis 
  • 2012 - Davin Joseph 
  • 2011 - Ronde Barber 
  • 2010 - Earnest Graham 
  • 2009 - Carnell “Cadillac” Williams 
  • 2008 - Matt Bryant 
  • 2007 - Jeff Garcia 
  • 2006 - Shelton Quarles 
  • 2005 - John Wade 
  • 2004 - Mike Alstott 
  • 2002 - John Lynch 
  • 2001 - Jerry Wunsch 
  • 2000 - Derrick Brooks 
  • 1998 - Warrick Dunn 
  • 1997 - Horace Copeland 
  • 1996 - Charles Dimry 
  • 1995 - Paul Gruber 
  • 1994 - Tony Covington 
  • 1993 - Rob Taylor 
  • 1992 - Ricky Reynolds 
  • 1991 - Harry Hamilton 
  • 1990 - Ron Hall 
  • 1989 - John Cannon 
  • 1988 - Don Smith 
  • 1987 - Nathan Wonsley 
  • 1986 - J.D. Maarleveld 
  • 1985 - Steve Courson 
  • 1984 - Theo Bell