The Wuerffel Trophy Finalists Are Sudfeld, Foster, & Darlington

The three finalists for the 2015 Wuerffel Trophy have been announced. This special award recognizes a college football player for his athletic achievement, academic performance, and exemplary community service. The 2015 Wuerffel Trophy finalists are: - Nate Sudfeld, Indiana University, senior, quarterback - Landon Foster, University of Kentucky, senior, punter - Ty Darlington, University of Oklahoma, senior, offensive line “Once... Read more →


Campbell Trophy Will Be Awarded to College Football's Top Scholar-Athlete

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & the College Hall of Fame have announced the finalists for the 2015 William V. Campbell Trophy. The Campbell Trophy recognizes one individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation. The 12 finalists will each receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship. They finalists will travel to New York City for the 58th NFF Annual... Read more →


Walter Camp Award Recognizes College Football Player of the Year

Here are the finalists for the 2015 Walter Camp Player of the Year award: DERRICK HENRY – ALABAMA – Junior – Running Back – The nation’s rushing leader (1,797 yards), Derrick Henry has rushed for 200+ yards in a game four times, including a season-high 271 in a win over Auburn. Henry’s 22 touchdowns also lead the nation. DESMOND KING... Read more →


Bosa, Garrett, Lawson, and Nassib Compete for Rotary Lombardi Award for Best Lineman

The Rotary Club of Houston announced today the four finalists for the 2015 Rotary Lombardi Award, presented annually since 1970 to the nation’s top college football lineman. The award honors the memory of Vince Lombardi, legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers. The 46th Rotary Lombardi Award finalists are: Joey Bosa, DE, Jr, Ohio State Myles Garrett , DE, Soph,... Read more →


Ray Guy Award will go to Carrizosa, Hackett, or Hunt

The three finalists for the 2015 Ray Guy Award have been announced. This special award is given each year to the top punter in college football. The candidates were evaluated on their overall statistics and contribution to the team. Particular emphasis is placed on the punter’s net average, percentage of total punts inside the 20-yard line and percentage of punts... Read more →


Meet the Outland Trophy Finalists

The three finalists for the 2015 Outland Trophy have been announced. The Outland Trophy is awarded annually to college football's best interior lineman. Drango Garnett Robinson Here is a look at the three contenders for this prestigious award: Spencer Drango, OT, Baylor (6-6, 320, Sr., Cedar Park, Texas): Drango has a team-high 45 career starts (23 consecutive) for the powerful... Read more →


2015 Maxwell Award: Who will follow in the footsteps of Marcus Mariota?

The finalists for the Maxwell Award for College Football Player of the Year are Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey, and Deshaun Watson. Derrick Henry’s season totals are impressive: 249 carries, 1,526 yards, 21 TDs; and 10 receptions for 97 yards for the 10-1 Crimson Tide. Henry’s signature game came against LSU, when he hammered the Tiger defense for 210 yards and... Read more →


Cast your vote for the best college placekicker: Carlson, Elliot, or Fairbairn

The Lou Groza Award is given annually to the nation's top college placekicker. This year, fans can help choose the winner by casting a vote here: Groza Vote. (The ballot is at the bottom of the page.) The finalists for the 2015 award are: Daniel Carlson of Auburn University; Jake Elliot, University of Memphis, and Ka’imi Fairbairn of UCLA. Carlson,... Read more →


Top Ivy League Football Players to Be Honored

Dartmouth senior linebacker Will McNamara, Harvard senior quarterback Scott Hosch and Penn senior linebackerTyler Drake and sophomore wide receiver Justin Watson have been announced as the four finalists for the 2015 Asa S. Bushnell Cup, which honors the Ivy League Football Players of the Year. Hosch and Watson are finalists for Offensive Player of the Year, while McNamara and Drake... Read more →


Who is the Best Assistant Coach in College FB? Is it Smart, Briles, Venables, Chizik, or Riley?

The Broyles Award honors the top assistant college football coach in America and was established in 1996 to honor legendary Arkansas Head Coach Frank Broyles. The Broyles Award selection committee has chosen the following five finalists for the 2015 award: Kirby Smart, Alabama, Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers Kendal Briles, Baylor, Offensive Coordinator Brent Venables, Clemson, Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Gene Chizik, North Carolina,... Read more →


Joe Moore O-Line Award Finalists Announced--We Love This Award!

The Joe Moore Foundation for Teamwork announced today six Finalists for the 2015 Joe Moore Award, given to the top offensive line unit in college football. College Football Awards loves this award because it recognizes the teamwork of the big men up front who open holes and protect the QB. In the words of Vince Lombardi, “People who work together... Read more →


Who is the Best Tight End in College Football: Henry, Hooper, or Leggett?

The Friends of John Mackey have announced three finalists for the 2015 John Mackey Award, given each year to the best tight end in college football. Listed alphabetically, the finalists are: - Hunter Henry (JR, Arkansas) - Austin Hooper (SO, Stanford) - Jordan Leggett (JR, Clemson). The 2015 John Mackey Award recipient will be announced on December 9, 2015 and... Read more →


Jim Thorpe Award Finalists: Cash, Hargreaves, and King

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced three finalists for the 2015 Jim Thorpe Award, given to the top defensive back in college football. The Thorpe Award is named after history’s greatest athlete, Jim Thorpe. Thorpe excelled at every sport in which he competed, including football where he played on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. Jim Thorpe... Read more →


Hornung Award Honors College Football's Most Versatile Player

Three defensive stars who provide their teams offensive energy and a workhorse all-purpose offensive back have been named finalists for the sixth annual Paul Hornung Award, given to the most versatile player in major college football. The four players – Adoree’ Jackson (Southern Cal), Robert Nkemdiche (Ole Miss), Christian McCaffrey (Stanford) and Jabrill Peppers (Michigan) represent power conferences Pac-12, SEC... Read more →


Who Is College Football's Most Outstanding Defensive Player?

The Maxwell Football Club announced the 2015 finalists for the Chuck Bednarik Award for the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year. The finalists are: Tyler Matakevich, Temple University, Senior, Linebacker Matakevich became the seventh player in NCAA history to record 100 tackles in four straight seasons Saturday during Temple's 31-12 win over Memphis. For the season Matakevich has posted 107... Read more →


And the Five Finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Award Are...

The following players are vying for the honor of Nagurski Defensive Player of the Year. ​Jeremy Cash, S, Duke (6-2, 210, Sr., Miami, Fla.): A second-team All-America selection last season, Cash has come back strong in 2015 and is tied for third in the Atlantic Coast Conference in tackles per game at 8.8. He also is the only defensive back... Read more →


Fans to Help Decide College Football's Best Receiver

Fans may now help determine which of the three finalists will be named the 2015 Biletnikoff Award winner by voting as often as once daily. The Biletnikoff Award recognizes college football's outstanding receiver, regardless of position. The finalists for the 2015 award are: Corey Coleman, Baylor University Josh Doctson, Texas Christian University Laquon Treadwell, University of Mississippi Read more →


Best Linebacker Finalists--Are They The Toughest Players in College Football?

The 2015 Butkus Award finalists for best college linebacker are: Leonard Floyd University of Georgia Deion Jones Louisiana State University Raekwon McMillan The Ohio State University Reggie Ragland University of Alabama Jaylon Smith University of Notre Dame Smith (2012) and McMillan (2013) would feel right at home receiving this award as both won the high school Butkus Award. Also, Smith... Read more →


Fans Help Determine Davey O'Brien QB Finalists

CU senior Trevone Boykin, Oklahoma junior Baker Mayfield and Clemson sophomore Deshaun Watson are the three finalists for the 2015 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award. After totaling the ballots from the Davey O’Brien National Selection Committee members as well as fan votes recorded over the past three weeks at VoteOBrien.org, the 16 semifinalists were narrowed down to the trio of... Read more →


Fournette, Henry, and McCaffrey Contend for Best Running Back Award

LSU’s Leonard Fournette, Alabama’s Derrick Henry and Stanford’s Christian McCaffery have been named finalists for the Doak Walker Award, given each year to college football's best running back. Fournette has run for 1,582 yards and 17 touchdowns so far this season, and that includes three 2oo-plus yard games in a row. Henry has rushed for 1,526 yards and 21 touchdowns.... Read more →


Twenty-Four Finalists Announced for Nine of the Most Prestigious College Football Awards

Twenty-four players were selected as finalists for nine of the top college football awards. Here they are: College Defensive Player of the Year Tyler Matakevich, Temple (Sr.) Carl Nassib, Penn State (Sr.) Reggie Ragland, Alabama (Sr.) Biletnikoff Award--Outstanding Receiver Corey Coleman, Baylor (Jr.) Josh Doctson, TCU (Sr.) Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss (Jr.) Lou Groza Award--Outstanding Placekicker Daniel Carlson, Auburn (So.)... Read more →


Don't miss the ESPN/Home Depot College Football Awards at 7 pm on Thursday, Dec. 10th

The Home Depot College Football Awards will air on ESPN, Thursday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. ET. The show highlights the achievements of college football student-athletes in 2015. Twenty-four players were selected as finalists for the nine National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) awards given annually during the show. Derrick Henry (Alabama), Christian McCaffrey (Stanford) and Deshaun Watson (Clemson) are... Read more →