College Football Awards Watch Lists to be Announced on College Football Live Beginning Monday, Aug. 3
Winners Announced During The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Dec. 10 on ESPN
The watch lists for 10 of the major collegiate football awards will be announced on College Football Live on ESPN Monday, August 3 through Friday, Aug. 14 at 3:30 p.m. ET each day. For the two weeks, each of the awards presented at The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards (Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. on ESPN) will be highlighted during the show, featuring the contending outstanding student-athletes. This marks the first time such a series of announcements has taken place on ESPN.
The watch lists will be announced as follows:
|Monday, Aug. 3||Davey O’Brien Award (best QB)|
|Tuesday, Aug. 4||Doak Walker Award (best RB)|
|Wednesday, Aug. 5||Ray Guy Award (best punter)|
|Thursday, Aug. 6||Jim Thorpe Award (best DB)|
|Friday, Aug. 7||Walter Camp Award (top overall player)|
|Monday, Aug. 10||Fred Biletnikoff Award (best receiver)|
|Tuesday, Aug. 11||Outland Trophy (best interior lineman)|
|Wednesday, Aug. 12||Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker|
|Thursday, Aug. 13||Chuck Bednarik Award (best defensive player)|
|Friday, Aug. 14||Maxwell Award (best all-around player)|
The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards will be televised Thursday, Dec. 10, from 7-9 p.m. on ESPN. The show, hosted by ESPN’s Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit, features the live presentation of nine awards, along with the recipients of Disney’s Spirit Award; The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award, the NCFAA (National College Football Awards Association) Contributions to College Football Award; and student-athletes selected to the Walter Camp All-America Team. The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Red Carpet Show will air on ESPNU before the awards show.
National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA)
The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game’s predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information, visit the association’s official Web site, at www.ncfaa.org.