Who has won the most defensive player of the year awards?

Who has won the most defensive player of the year awards?

Dikembe Mutombo and Ben Wallace have each won the award a record four times. Rudy Gobert and Dwight Howard have won the award three times, with Howard having won it in three consecutive seasons. Sidney Moncrief, Mark Eaton, Dennis Rodman, Hakeem Olajuwon, Alonzo Mourning and Kawhi Leonard have each won it twice.

Did Clay Matthews won defensive player of the year?

Matthews recorded a career-high 55.0 quarterback pressures. He was named SN-NFL Defensive Player of the Year and NFC Defensive Player of the Year, and won the Butkus Award.

Who has won Defensive Player of the Year 3 times NFL?

Watt has won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award three times. He now has a family member that has won it, too. Watt, a defensive end with the Arizona Cardinals, presented the award to his brother, T.J. Watt, a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the NFL Honors award show on Thursday night in Los Angeles.

How many Defensive Player of the Year does Michael Jordan have?

He was All-Star game MVP three times and Defensive Player of the Year. He was all-defensive first team nine times and the NBA scoring leader 10 times.

What year did Troy Polamalu win Dpoy?

On January 31, 2011, Polamalu was named the AP Defensive Player of the Year after receiving 17 votes, beating out for the award fellow USC Trojan and Packers’ linebacker Clay Matthews, who received 15 votes. He also won the NFL Alumni Player of the Year award.

Did Clay Matthews play in 2021?

Matthews, who didn’t play in 2020, hasn’t ruled out playing in 2021. It’s believed that he would be receptive to the possibility of returning to the Packers. It’s also believed that he’s been receptive to playing for the Packers since the moment he was cut by the Rams last year.

Who won Defensive Player of the Year NFL 2012?

J.J. Watt
AP Defensive Player of the Year Winners

Year Lg Player
2012 NFL J.J. Watt
2011 NFL Terrell Suggs
2010 NFL Troy Polamalu
2009 NFL Charles Woodson


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