Note: Been a busy week and I’m a couple days late with this. But it’s worth posting now:
Jim Hanifan, a former Cal All-American who led the nation in receiving in 1954 then went on to become an offensive line coaches in the NFL, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2014 Glenn T. Seaborg Award.
The award is named after the former University of California chancellor and 1951 Nobel Prize-winning scientist, and is presented annually to a former Cal football player for his career accomplishments who represents the honored Cal principles and traditions of excellence in academics, athletics, leadership and attitude.
Hanifan will be recognized for the honor during a ceremony during the Cal-Colorado football game on Sept. 27.
“Jim is a terrific example of a Golden Bear football player who has distinguished himself in his chosen profession at a very high level,” said Jack Hart, chair of the Seaborg Award Board of Directors.