Super 16 Poll and Awards

Tentative 2024-25 FWAA Master Awards Calendar

  • TBA: Bronko Naguarki Trophy and Outland Trophy Preseason Watch Lists announced
  • Sept. 3: First regular-season FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll
  • Sept. 26: Steve Ellis Beat Writer of the Year announced
  • Oct. 3: FWAA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient announced 
  • Nov. 11: Defensive and offensive line All-America ballots sent to FWAA membership
  • Nov. 8 or 11: Armed Forces Merit Award recipient announced
  • Nov. 17: Defensive and offensive line FWAA All-America selection call
  • Nov. 18: Offensive skill-position players and specialists All-America ballots sent to FWAA membership
  • Nov. 20: Bronko Nagurski Trophy Finalists announced
  • Nov. 20: Outland Trophy Semifinalists announced
  • Nov. 24: Offensive skill-position players and specialists FWAA All-America selection call
  • Dec. 3: Outland Trophy Finalists announced (ESPN)
  • Dec. 8: Final FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll
  • Dec. 9: Bronko Nagurski Trophy Winner announced (Charlotte, N.C.)
  • Dec. 10: Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year presented by the Allstate Sugar Bowl Finalists announced 
  • Dec. 12: Outland Trophy Winner announced (The Home Depot College Football Awards on ESPN)  
  • Dec. 16 or 17: FWAA All-America Team presented by Goodyear Cotton Bowl announced
  • Dec. 19: Capital One Orange Bowl/FWAA Courage Award recipient announced
  • Dec. 20/21: College Football Playoff first-round games
  • Dec. 23: Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Recipient announced
  • Dec. 31: College Football Playoff quarterfinal (Vrbo Fiesta Bowl)
  • Jan. 1:  College Football Playoff quarterfinals (Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Rose Bowl and Allstate Sugar Bowl)
  • Jan. 6: FCS National Championship (Frisco, Texas)
  • Jan. 9: College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl
  • Jan. 10: College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
  • Jan. 14: FWAA Freshman All-America Team, Freshman Player of the Year. Steve Spurrier First-Year Coach of the Yeard Award announced
  • Jan. 17: Past Presidents Dinner (Atlanta); Bert McGrane Award winner announced
  • Jan. 18: Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Presentation Reception (Atlanta)
  • Jan. 19: FWAA Board Meeting (Atlanta)
  • Jan. 20: College Football Playoff National Championship Game (Atlanta)
  • Jan. 22: Outland Trophy Awards Dinner (Omaha)

The FWAA will continue its weekly awards throughout the season

Monday: Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week/Pop-Tarts Crazy Good Play of the Week
Tuesday: Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week
Wednesday: Capital One Orange Bowl Courage Award nominee