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About FWAA

Founded in 1941, the Football Writers Association of America consists of the men and women across North America who cover college football for a living.

The membership includes journalists, broadcasters and publicists, as well as key executives in all the areas that involve the game. The FWAA works to govern areas that include game day operations, major awards and an All-America team.

Through its website, the FWAA works to improve communication among all those who work within the game. The FWAA also sponsors scholarships for aspiring writers and an annual writing contest.

Behind the leadership of President David Ubben and Executive Director Steve Richardson and a board of veteran journalists, the FWAA continues grow and work to help college football prosper at all levels.

Please note that membership in the FWAA is open only to accredited members of the media and other organizations affiliated with college football. All applications are subject to the approval of the association's board of directors. If you have a question regarding membership, please contact Executive Director Steve Richardson at or 214-870-6516.

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