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Heisman Trophy-winning Quarterback & Philanthropist

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 Danny Wuerffel Biography

Danny Wuerffel is a philanthropist and retired football player. He was the recipient of the prestigious Heisman Trophy in 1996 when he played for the University of Florida.

Wuerffel is the son of an Air Force chaplain and grew up in the Destin area. At Fort Walton Beach High School, he won the Florida state football championship. While in college, Wuerffel played quarterback for the Florida Gators under Steve Spurrier. His teams won 4 consecutive Southeastern Conference (SEC) titles between 1993 and 1996. Wuerffel led the Gators to the 1996 National Championship and won handily 52-20 over their archrival Florida State University at the 1997 Nokia Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Danny Wuerffel broke almost every quarterback record at the University of Florida and many in the NCAA during his career. In 1996, he became the first athlete in the collegiate ranks to win the Heisman and Draddy (NCAA student-athlete of the year) trophies in a single season. He won several awards, including the William V. Campbell Award, given to the nation’s top scholar-athlete. Danny graduated with high honors earning a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations.

Danny also speaks to college groups, such as the University of Florida Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Wuerffel also co-authored a book in 2004 called Tales from the Gator Swamp, about his football career at the University of Florida.

He played seven seasons in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, and Washington Redskins. After the NFL, Danny was a star in NFL Europe. He won the MVP award in the 2000 World Bowl while playing for the Rhein Fire. The Fire beat the Scottish Claymores 13-10 to win the championship.

Wuerffel is a devout Christian and a member of the Presbyterian Church in America. After he retired from football, Wuerffel felt called to serve those in under-resourced neighborhoods. He began working at Desire Street Ministries, a non-profit faith-based organization focusing on spiritual and community development in New Orleans. The ministry helps under-resourced areas across the Southeast by partnering with leaders to create thriving and sustainable neighborhoods.

He began involvement with the organization while he played for the Saints. He became the Director of Desire Street Ministries in 2006, as the organization attempted to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Danny is the namesake of the Wuerffel Trophy, the premier college football award for community service. And in 2013, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Danny Wuerffel

Heisman Trophy-winning Quarterback & Philanthropist

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Danny Wuerffel Biography

Danny Wuerffel is a philanthropist and retired football player. He was the recipient of the prestigious Heisman Trophy in 1996 when he played for the University of Florida.

Wuerffel is the son of an Air Force chaplain and grew up in the Destin area. At Fort Walton Beach High School, he won the Florida state football championship. While in college, Wuerffel played quarterback for the Florida Gators under Steve Spurrier. His teams won 4 consecutive Southeastern Conference (SEC) titles between 1993 and 1996. Wuerffel led the Gators to the 1996 National Championship and won handily 52-20 over their archrival Florida State University at the 1997 Nokia Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Danny Wuerffel broke almost every quarterback record at the University of Florida and many in the NCAA during his career. In 1996, he became the first athlete in the collegiate ranks to win the Heisman and Draddy (NCAA student-athlete of the year) trophies in a single season. He won several awards, including the William V. Campbell Award, given to the nation’s top scholar-athlete. Danny graduated with high honors earning a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations.

Danny also speaks to college groups, such as the University of Florida Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Wuerffel also co-authored a book in 2004 called Tales from the Gator Swamp, about his football career at the University of Florida.

He played seven seasons in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, and Washington Redskins. After the NFL, Danny was a star in NFL Europe. He won the MVP award in the 2000 World Bowl while playing for the Rhein Fire. The Fire beat the Scottish Claymores 13-10 to win the championship.

Wuerffel is a devout Christian and a member of the Presbyterian Church in America. After he retired from football, Wuerffel felt called to serve those in under-resourced neighborhoods. He began working at Desire Street Ministries, a non-profit faith-based organization focusing on spiritual and community development in New Orleans. The ministry helps under-resourced areas across the Southeast by partnering with leaders to create thriving and sustainable neighborhoods.

He began involvement with the organization while he played for the Saints. He became the Director of Desire Street Ministries in 2006, as the organization attempted to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Danny is the namesake of the Wuerffel Trophy, the premier college football award for community service. And in 2013, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

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  • How to book Danny Wuerffel?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Danny Wuerffel for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Danny Wuerffel, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Danny Wuerffel or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Danny Wuerffel?

    Booking fees for Danny Wuerffel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Danny Wuerffel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Danny Wuerffel?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Danny Wuerffel for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Danny Wuerffel for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Danny Wuerffel or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Danny Wuerffel or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Danny Wuerffel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Danny Wuerffel for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Danny Wuerffel generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dave Dravecky, Jim Morris, Steve Largent, A.C. Green and Pat Williams. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Danny Wuerffel for an upcoming event.

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