Football Writers Association of America
Outland Trophy finalists on The Boardwalk at Walt Disney World: Reese Dismukes, Malcom Brown and Brandon Scherff; Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year: Gary Patterson (with wife Kelsey and guest presenter Lou Holtz); Bronko Nagurski Trophy finalists at the banquet in Charlotte: Scooby Wright III, Malcom Brown, Senquez Golson, Landon Collins and Gerod Holliman.

 2015-16 FWAA Awards Calendar (Tentative as of May 23, 2015)
Aug. 20: 75th Anniversary FWAA All-America Team announcement
Tues., Sept. 8: First Regular-Season FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll released
Mon., Nov. 9: All-America Ballot I (Defense/Offensive Linemen) sent to membership
Wed., Nov. 11: Armed Forces Merit Award Winner Announced
Sun., Nov. 15: All-America Team Conference Call (Defense and Offensive Linemen)
Mon., Nov. 16: All-America Ballot II (Offensive Skill-Position Players and Specialists) sent to membership
Thurs., Nov. 19: Bronko Nagurski Finalists announced (Charlotte)
Thurs., Nov. 19: Outland Trophy Semifinalists announced (Omaha)
Sun., Nov. 22: All-America Team Conference Call (Offensive Skill-Position Players and Specialists)
Mon., Nov. 23 or Tues., Nov. 24: Outland Trophy Finalists announcement (ESPN)
Sun., Dec. 6: Final Regular-SeasonFWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll released
Mon., Dec. 7: Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Finalists announcement (Dallas)
Mon., Dec. 7: Bronko Nagurski Trophy Banquet/Winner announcement (Charlotte)
Thurs., Dec. 10: Outland Trophy Winner Announcement (College Football Hall of Fame, Atlanta/ESPN)
Mon., Dec. 14: Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Winner announcement (Dallas)
Wed., Dec. 16: FWAA All-America Team announcement (Dallas)
Fri., Dec. 18: Orange Bowl/FWAA Courage Award Winner announcement (Dallas)
Thurs., Dec. 31: Orange Bowl/FWAA Courage Award on-field presentation (Miami Gardens, Fla.)
Sat., Jan. 9: 2016: Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Presentation/Reception (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016: Annual FWAA Awards Breakfast (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016: Freshman All-America Team, Beat Writer of Year, Bert McGrane Award, Volney Meece Scholarship Award announcements (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Thurs., Jan. 14: Outland Trophy Presentation Banquet (Omaha)

The FWAA will continue its weekly awards throughout the season, beginning Mon., Sept. 7, 2015:
Monday: FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll/National Team of the Week
Tuesday: Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week
Wednesday: Orange Bowl Courage Award nominee

All-America Team
Presented at the conclusion of the season by the FWAA All-America Committee
2014 FWAA All-America Team
75th Anniversary All-America Team
All-time FWAA All-America Team (.pdf)
Official site:

Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Presented by the Charlotte Touchdown Club to the nation's most outstanding defensive player
2014 Winner: Scooby Wright III, Arizona
2014 Finalists | 2014 Watch List
Presentation banquet: Mon., Dec. 8, 2015 in Charlotte, N.C.
Official site:

Outland Trophy
Presented to the nation's most outstanding interior lineman
2014 Winner: Brandon Scherff, Iowa
2014 Finalists | 2014 Semifinalists | 2014 Watch List
Presentation banquet: Thu., Jan. 15, 2015 in Omaha, Neb.
Official site:

Grantland Rice Trophy
Presented to the national champion, as voted on by an FWAA panel
2013 Winner: Florida State Seminoles
2013 Preseason Super 16 Poll
Official site:

Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year
Presented to the nation's top head coach
2014 Winner: Gary Patterson, TCU
2014 Finalists
Official site:

Freshman All-America All-America Team
Presented at the conclusion of the season
2014 FWAA Freshman All-America Team
All-time teams: 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

Orange Bowl Courage Award
Honoring someone in college football who shows great courage in the face of adversity
2014 Winner: Laken Tomlinson, Duke

Armed Forces Merit Award
Honoring an individual and/or a group who have created, developed and produced a program within the realm of the sport of football that provides care, concern and support for past or present members of the United States Armed Forces and/or their families.
2014 Recipient: Daniel Rodriguez, Clemson

Big Game Football Factory National Team of the Week
Presented each Monday during the regular season, as selected by the FWAA All-America Committee

Super 11 Awards
Recognition given to Division I FBS programs and their SID's for excellence in working with the media
2014 Recipients

Volney Meece Scholarship
A $1,000 annual grant is given to a deserving son or daughter of an FWAA member
2014 Winner: Robert Abrahamson, Palos Verdes, Calif.

Bert McGrane Award
Presented to a member of the FWAA for outstanding contribution to the organization
2015 Recipient: Steve Hatchell, National Football Foundation

Best Writing Contest
Contest to reward the best annual works by FWAA members

Mark Anderson Las Vegas Review-Journal Mountain West
Lee Barfknecht Omaha World-Herald National
Zach Barnett Football Scoop Conference USA
Kirk Bohls Austin American-Statesman Big 12
Aaron Brenner Charleston Post & Courier ACC
Lee Feinswog SEC
Tommy Hicks Mobile Press Register Sun Belt
Joey Johnston Tampa Tribune American
Marc Morehouse Cedar Rapids Gazette Big Ten
Phil Steele Phil Steele Publications National
John Wagner Toledo Blade Mid-American
Jon Wilner San Jose Mercury News Pac-12
College Football Playoff Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic The Charlotte Touchdown Club Allstate Sugar Bowl College Football Hall of Fame
 National College Football Awards Association National College Football Day  Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year College Sports Information Directors of America National Football Foundation