Young is a permanent captain for 2022 as a junior this season after receiving the honor as a sophomore. Linebacker Will Anderson Jr. is also a permanent captain for 2021 and 2022, and safety Jordan Battle was the third permanent captain for 2022.
The Crimson Tide held its annual team awards banquet Sunday. Here are the award winners:
Unsung Hero Award
To the player who has made significant contributions to the success of the team and received the least recognition for it: Terrion Arnold, Isaiah Bond, Tyler Booker, Deontae Lawson, Robbie Ouzts, Eli Ricks.
Outstanding Senior Scholar
To the senior with the highest GPA: Darrian Dalcourt, DJ Dale, Will Reichard.
Commitment to Academic Excellence Award
To the player who has demonstrated the greatest commitment and achievement in his academic endeavors during the previous year: Chris Braswell, James Brockermeyer, Kool-Aid McKinstry, Seth McLaughlin, Jalen Milroe, Malachi Moore.
Iron Man Award
To the player(s) who have shown the most dedication to the individual and team goals of the Crimson Tide's year-round strength and conditioning program: Tyler Booker, JC Latham, Kendrick Law, Jaheim Oatis.
Most Inspiring Player
To the player who affects the whole team by his attitude as well as his performance (voted on by the players): Will Anderson Jr.
Pat Trammel Award
To a senior player whose character and contributions to the Alabama football team most personify the All-American youth of today and has reflected qualities of Integrity, Character, Importance of Academics and Inspirational Leadership during their time at Alabama: DeMarcco Hellams, Henry To'oTo'o, Byron Young.
Outstanding Defensive Performer
To the player with the most tackles/points: Jordan Battle, Brian Branch, DeMarcco Hellams, Henry To'oTo'o.
To the outstanding lineman from each unit: Emil Ekiyor Jr., Jaheim Oatis, Tim Smith, Tyler Steen.
Defensive Achievement Award
To the player who has played a critical role in the effectiveness of this unit: DJ Dale, Kool-Aid McKinstry, Dallas Turner, Byron Young.
Offensive Achievement Award
To the player who has played a critical role in the effectiveness of this unit: Jermaine Burton, Darrian Dalcourt, Cameron Latu, Jase McClellan.
To a player from each unit who has shown perseverance in making outstanding contributions to the team's success: Chris Braswell, JC Latham, Seth McLaughlin, Jaylen Moody.
Jefferson County Distinguished Alumnus Award
A former player who has exemplified the principles, values, character and attitude that make a person successful either during a particular life experience or over a period of time: Bob Montgomery.
Special Teams Player of the Year Award
To the most valuable special teams player: James Burnip, Malachi Moore, Will Reichard, Roydell Williams.
Offensive Player of the Year Award
To the most valuable offensive player: Ja'Corey Brooks, Jahmyr Gibbs, Bryce Young.
Defensive Player of the Year Award
To the most valuable defensive player: Will Anderson Jr., Brian Branch.
Most Valuable Player Award
To the overall most valuable player on the team (voted on by the players): Bryce Young.
To the players elected by their teammates as permanent team captains (voted on by the players): Will Anderson Jr., Jordan Battle, Bryce Young.
This article originally appeared on The Tuscaloosa News: Alabama football team awards: Here are permanent captains, team MVP