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2008 BCS STANDINGS RELEASES ON FOX-TV
Day, Date Time Release No. 1 Team
Sun., Oct. 19 4-4:30 p.m. ET Release Texas
Sun., Oct. 26 7:15-8 p.m. ET Release Texas
Sun., Nov. 2 7:15-8 p.m. ET Release Alabama
Sun., Nov. 9 4-4:30 p.m. ET Release Alabama
Sun., Nov. 16 4-4:30 p.m. ET Release Alabama
Sun., Nov. 23 7:15-8 p.m. ET Release Alabama
Sun., Nov. 30 4-4:30 p.m. ET Release Alabama
Sun., Dec. 7 8 p.m. ET Release Oklahoma
Printable release schedule (.pdf)

THE FIFTH DOWN: JANUARY
President's column: World peace

JANUARY 2009
Florida presented with 2008 Grantland Rice Trophy (1.9.09)
FWAA names AON Freshman All-America Team (1.8.09)
Barnhart selected to receive Bert McGrane Award (1.8.09)
Kansas youth awarded Volney Meece Scholarship (1.8.09)
Alabama's Saban wins Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award (1.6.09)

DECEMBER 2008
Tulsa's Holloway wins FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (12.17.07)
FWAA names 2008 All-America Team (12.13.08)
Alabama's Smith wins 2008 Outland Trophy (12.11.08)
Nine finalists named for Eddie Robinson Award (12.11.08)
Texas' Orakpo wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy (12.7.08)
Kansas is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (12.1.08)

NOVEMBER 2008
Three finalists named for 2008 Outland Trophy (11.24.08)
Oklahoma is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (11.24.08)
Florida's Antwine nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (11.19.08)
Five finalists named for 2008 Bronko Nagurski Trophy (11.19.08)
Houston is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (11.17.08)
North Carolina's Quinn nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (11.12.08)
Alabama's Johnson is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (11.11.08)
Iowa is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (11.10.08)
Texas Tech's Charbonnet is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (11.4.08)
Texas Tech is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (11.3.08)

THE FIFTH DOWN: OCTOBER
President's column: Job cuts and other nightmares
Explaining the FWAA awards process
Lodge notes: Personnel moves, etc.

OCTOBER 2008
Texas' Ogbonnaya nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (10.29.08)
Georgia's Gamble is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (10.28.08)
Penn State is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (10.27.08)
Ohio State's Gentry nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (10.22.08)
TCU's Hughes is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (10.21.08)
TCU is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (10.20.08)
North Dakota State's Bowman nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (10.15.08)
Toledo's Herbert is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (10.14.08)
Oklahoma State, Texas are Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Teams of the Week (10.13.08)
Tennessee's Johnson nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (10.8.08)
Pittsburgh's McKillop is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (10.7.08)
Vanderbilt is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (10.6.08)
Tulsa's Holloway nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (10.1.08)

SEPTEMBER 2008
North Carolina's Goddard is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (9.30.08)
Oregon State is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (9.29.08)
Central Florida's Neal nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (9.24.08)
Vanderbilt's Hamilton is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (9.23.08)
Boise State is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (9.22.08)
East Carolina's Campbell nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (9.17.08)
Wisconsin's Levy is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (9.16.08)
USC is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (9.15.08)
Oklahoma State's Woods nominated for FedEx Orange Bowl Courage Award (9.10.08)
Vanderbilt's Benoist is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (9.9.08)
East Carolina is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (9.8.08)
FWAA announces winners of 16th Annual Best Writing Contest (9.4.08)
Arkansas State's Owens is Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week (9.3.08)
Alabama is Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week (9.2.08)

THE FIFTH DOWN: AUGUST 2008
President's column: Fighting the good fight
Best Writing Contest winners

AUGUST 2008
USC tops FWAA's Preaseason Grantland Rice Poll (8.21.08)
FWAA announces 2008 All-America Committee (8.4.08)

THE FIFTH DOWN: JUNE 2008
President's column: Not going away
Football Forum begin dialogue

MAY 2008
2008 Football Forum opens discussion on game's key issues (5.19.08)
FWAA announces 2008 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List (5.12.08)

APRIL 2008
FWAA announces 2008 Outland Trophy Watch List (4.18.08)

FEBRUARY 2008
FWAA and CoSIDA set recommended football media guide content guidelines (2.14.08)

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