STATS FCS Defensive Player of the Year Award
Awarded for"Most outstanding defensive player in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision" Subdivision
CountryUnited States
Presented bySTATS LLC
First award2015
Final award2015
Most recentTyrone Holmes, Montana
WebsiteSTATS FCS Awards

The STATS FCS Defensive Player of the Year award has been awarded annually by STATS LLC since 2015 to the most outstanding defensive collegiate football player in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision. The winner is selected by a national panel of sports information and media relations directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries.[1]


Season Player Position School Ref
2015 Tyrone Holmes DE Montana [2]

Winners by school

School Winners
Montana 1


  1. ^ "STATS FCS Awards". ESPN. Retrieved 2016-06-15.
  2. ^ "Montana's Holmes: STATS FCS Defensive Player of the Year". Fox Sports. Retrieved 2016-06-15.