Vice President George Bush and five members of the Washington Redskins are among those to receive awards at the Touchdown Club's 48th annual black tie dinner tonight at the Sheraton Washington Hotel.
A reception will be held in the hotel foyer at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
Bush will accept the "Mr. Sam" award respecting the memory of the late Congressman Samuel Rayburn of Texas. Redskins Coach Joe Gibbs, kicker Mark Moseley, quarterback Joe Theismann, running back John Riggins and defensive tackle Dave Butz will accept team awards. Touchdown Club Awards
Living Timmie Award--Dean Iverson; Prognosticator of the Year--Robert Sanders;Schoolboy Player of the Year--Damon Boyle, St. Bernard's; Prep School Player of the Year--Eddie Hunter, Bishop McNamara; Md. High School Player of the Year--Tommy Neal, Magruder; Va. High School Player of the Year--Norris Davis, South Lakes; D.C. High School Player of the Year--Nathaniel Cary, H.D. Woodson; High School Coach of the Year--Albert Thompson, St. Stephen's; Redskin of the Year (offense)--John Riggins; Redskin of the Year (defense)--Dave Butz; Outstanding Performance in Tennis--Pam Shriver, Lutherville, Md.; Outstanding Contribution to Sports--William Taaffe, Sports Illustrated; Arch McDonald Achievement Award--John Bunting, Philadelphia Eagles; Clark C. Griffith Award--Gaylord Perry, Seattle Mariners; NCAA Division III Award--West Georgia College; NCAA Division II Award--Southwest Texas State University; NCAA Division IAA Award--Eastern Kentucky University; NCAA Division IA Award--Penn State University; Local College Player of the Year--Boomer Esiason, Maryland; Dial High School Athlete of the Year--Mike Smith, Hacienda Heights, Calif; Dial High School Athlete of the Year--Elaine Zayak, Paramus, N.J.; NFC Player of the Year--Mark Moseley, Washington Redskins; AFC Player of the Year--Dan Fouts, San Diego Chargers; NFL Coach of the Year--Joe Gibbs, Washington Redskins; Mutual Sparkplug of the Year--Joe Theismann, Washington Redskins; College Coach of the Year--Bobby Ross, University of Maryland; College Lineman of the Year--Billy Ray Smith, University of Arkansas; College Back of the Year--John Elway, Stanford University; Interservice Athlete Award--Capt. David R. Gilman, U.S.A.; Board of Governors Award--Abe Pollin, Capital Centre; Mr. Sam Award--Vice President George Bush; Hubert H. Humphrey Award--Jack Klugman.