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SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio

Winners are Announced!

 SiriusXM’s first ever awards show honoring the top performers in fantasy sports aired on February 23, 2012 on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, XM 87, Sirius 210
 
Here are the debut winners as determined by the hosts of SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio and your votes.
 


 

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Stud – for the best fantasy football player in 2011
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

The Bernie Madoff Award – for the biggest fantasy football “steal” on draft day or free agency in 2011
Victor Cruz, New York Giants

Gunslinger – for the best Quarterback in fantasy football in 2011
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Bell Cow - for the best Running Back in fantasy football in 2011
LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia Eagles

The Jerry Rice Award - for the best Wide Receiver in fantasy football in 2011
Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions

Worst screwing – to the player who caused the most frustration in fantasy football in 2011
Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans

Playoff Hero - for the player who performed the best in the fantasy football postseason in 2011
Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

Wait ‘till Next Year - for the fantasy football player whose value will be much higher in 2012 than it was in 2011
Matt Flynn, Green Bay Packers

Biggest Vulture – for the fantasy football player who frustrated owners by stealing touchdowns from a primary running back
Mike Tolbert, San Diego Chargers

Handcuff of the Year - for the players who complimented each other in the most positive way for fantasy football owners in 2011
Darren McFadden & Michael Bush, Oakland Raiders

Rookie of the Year – for the best first year player in fantasy football in 2011
Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

Headliner – for the most talked about fantasy football player on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio in 2011
Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans

Best Move – for the transaction that most benefitted a fantasy football player’s value in 2011
Darren Sproles, New Orleans Saints, Free Agent Signing

Biggest Bust – for the fantasy football player who underperformed expectations the most in 2011
Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans

Most Impactful Injury – for the most significant injury of the fantasy football season
Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs

Playoff Goat - for the Star player who most drastically underperformed in the fantasy football postseason in 2011
Hakeem Nicks, New York Giants

Best Single Game Performance - for the best single game performance by a fantasy football player in 2011
Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars, Week 14 vs Tampa Bay

Best TE - for the best Tight End in fantasy football in 2011
Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots

Fantasy Baseball

Mr. Fantasy Baseball – for the best player in fantasy baseball right now
Matt Kemp, Los Angeles Dodgers

Fantasy Ace – for the best pitcher in fantasy baseball right now
Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers

Back on the Bandwagon – for the fantasy baseball player expected to be the most improved in 2012
Hanley Ramirez, Miami Marlins

On Deck – for the fantasy baseball player most likely to have a breakout season in 2012
Matt Moore, Tampa Bay Rays

Biggest Steal – for the fantasy baseball player who most exceeded his value on draft day or in free agency in 2011
Lance Berkman, St. Louis Cardinals

Most Significant Trade – for the trade that most significantly affected the value of a fantasy baseball player in 2011
Mike Napoli traded to Texas

Executive of the Year - for the Major League Baseball General Managers who assembled the best statistical teams using traditional five-by-five rotisserie scoring in 2011
Doug Melvin, Milwaukee Brewers (N.L.)
Brian Cashman, New York Yankees (A.L.)

Managerial Move of the Year – for the Major League Baseball Manager who made the most beneficial move for fantasy baseball in 2011
Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle, for awarding Joel Hanrahan the closer’s job

Headliner – for the most talked about fantasy baseball player on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio in 2011
Hanley Ramirez, Miami Marlins

Comeback Player of the Year – for the fantasy baseball player who overcame injury or poor performance and restored past value in 2011
Lance Berkman, St. Louis Cardinals

Rookie of the Year – for the best first year fantasy baseball player in 2011
Craig Kimbrel, Atlanta Braves

Utility Man – for the fantasy baseball player with the most advantageous position eligibility
Jose Bautista, Toronto Blue Jays

Playoff Hero – to the player who performed the best in the fantasy baseball playoffs
Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers

Fantasy Basketball

Hoops Hero – for the best player in fantasy basketball right now
LeBron James, Miami Heat

Alley Oop – for the fantasy basketball player whose value will rise the most in 2012
Ricky Rubio, Minnesota Timberwolves

Veto of the Year – to the fantasy basketball player you wish you hadn’t drafted this season
Eric Gordon, Los Angeles Clippers

The SiriusXM Fantasy Basketball All Star Team
Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers
LeBron James, Miami Heat
Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves
Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic

Fantasy Hockey

1st Star – for the best player in fantasy hockey right now
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins

Rising Star – for the fantasy hockey player whose value will increase the most this season
Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers

The Puck Stops Here – for the best goalie in fantasy hockey this season
Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers

Fantasy College Football

Big Man on Campus - for the best player in college fantasy football in 2011
Robert Griffin, Baylor University

The SiriusXM College Fantasy Football All American Team
Robert Griffin, Quarterback, Baylor University
Trent Richardson, Running Back, University of Alabama
Montee Ball, Running Back, University of Wisconsin
Jordan White, Wide Receiver, Western Michigan University
Justin Blackmon, Wide Receiver, Oklahoma State University
Coby Fleener, Tight End, Stanford University

Fantasy NASCAR

Hot Wheel – for the driver most likely to finish the 2012 Fantasy NASCAR Season with the most points
Tony Stewart

Fantasy Golf

Early Season Surprise – for the most surprising start of the 2012 fantasy golf season
Johnson Wagner