All Hail the Conquering Heroes: 2015 College Football Award Winners

The 2015 Home Depot/ESPN Awards Show was everything we hoped it would be--and a little bit more. If you love college football, you loved the show. Here is a quick summary of the award winners: Maxwell Award College Player of the Year Winner: Derrick Henry, Alabama Chuck Bednarik Award Defensive Player of the Year Winner: Tyler Matakevich, Temple Biletnikoff Award... Read more →


The Inimitable Dabo Swinney is Home Depot Coach of the Year

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney was named the Home Depot Coach of the Year for 2015. Swinney's Clemson Tigers are the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff after a 13-0 regular season and a win over North Carolina in the ACC Championship Game. The Tigers play the Oklahoma Sooners in the Orange Bowl. If Clemson wins, it will... Read more →


Former Walk-on Carl Nassib Wins Rotary Lombardi Award

Penn State senior DE Carl Nassib was named the 2015 recipient of the Rotary Lombardi Award. The Lombardi Award is given each year to college football's best overall lineman. Nassib joined the Nittany Lion football program as a walk-on in 2011, and started for the first time this year. For over forty five years, the award has been presented annually... Read more →


John Mackey Tight End Award Goes to Arkansas's Hunter Henry--Video

Hunter Henry of Arkansas is the recipient of the 2015 John Mackey Award for the best all-around tight end in college football. In his three years playing at Arkansas, Henry has established a reputation for his elite blocking ability and strong receiving prowess and 2015 was another outstanding year for him. The junior recorded 46 receptions for 647 yards and... Read more →


"Mr. Everything" Christian McCaffrey Wins Hornung Award for Most Versatile Player

Stanford University sophomore Christian McCaffrey, a workhorse running back and kick return specialist who also lined up at blocking back, slot, wildcat quarterback and wide receiver on his way to the NCAA season-record for all-purpose yards, was named winner of the sixth annual Paul Hornung Award A fleet-footed and rock-solid athlete from Castle Rock, Colo., McCaffrey was named Pac-12 Offensive... Read more →


Oklahoma's Darlington Wins 2015 Wuerffel Trophy

Danny Wuerffel announced at the National Football Foundation’s Press Conference in New York that Ty Darlington, offensive lineman from the University of Oklahoma, is the winner of the 2015 Wuerffel Trophy. The All Sports Association of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, presents the Wuerffel Trophy to the Football Bowl Subdivision football player who best exhibits exemplary community service. “We are honored... Read more →


Temple's Matakevich Wins 2015 Nagurski Trophy

Temple senior linebacker Tyler Matakevich was named the 2015 Bronko Nagurski Trophy winner on Monday night, a feat paralleling his team’s rise to its first Top 25 ranking since 1980 and record-tying 10-victory season in which the Owls won the American Athletic Conference's East Division crown. Matakevich, the school’s all-time tackle leader, is the first major award winner for Temple... Read more →


Munger Coach of the Year Finalists: Dantonio, Ferentz, and Swinney

The Maxwell Football Club announced today three finalists for the 2015 George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award. Named as finalists are Mark Dantonio (Michigan State), Kirk Ferentz (Iowa), and Dabo Swinney (Clemson). Dantonio has led No. 3-ranked Spartans to a 12-1 record and a Big Ten championship. Seven of Michigan State's games came down to the final possession... Read more →


2015 Heisman Finalists Are Henry, McCaffrey, and Watson!

Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams announced that the finalists for the 81st annual Heisman Memorial Trophy are Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey and Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. The three finalists will be invited to New York City for the Heisman Trophy announcement on Saturday, December 12, which will broadcast live on ESPN at 8:00 PM... Read more →