FWAA Georgia News

Seven semifinalists named for 2022 Outland Trophy

Seven semifinalists for the 77th Outland Trophy – five offensive linemen and two defensive tackles – were announced Wednesday by the Greater Omaha Sports Committee. The seven come from different schools within four separate conferences – the Big Ten has four of the seven – and represent all four positions eligible for the award.

Four finalists named for 2022 Bronko Nagurski Trophy

Four finalists for the 2022 Bronko Nagurski Trophy, one of them last year’s winner, another representing the top team in the current College Football Playoff rankings and two of the nation’s premier defensive linemen were named Wednesday by the Football Writers Association of America and the Charlotte Touchdown Club as candidates for the award honoring the nation’s top defensive player. One finalist’s team has already clinched a spot in his conference championship game and another can clinch a spot with a win on Saturday. 

Notre Dame is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish had two 100-yard rushers, held Clemson scoreless in the first half for the first time in three seasons and scored on special teams in dominating the No. 5 Tigers, 35-14, in South Bend. For posting its third straight win this season and its 27th straight regular-season win against Atlantic Coast Conference foes, Notre Dame (6-3) earned the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Nov. 5, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.

Freshman Focus: Week 10

Each week during the 2022 season, we will highlight the notable performances of first-year players and head coaches leading up to the selection of our annual Freshman All-America Team and the Steve Spurrier First-Year Coach of the Year Award presented by Chris Doering Mortgage. Here are the top performances from Week 10, the weekend of Nov. 5:

FWAA NAMES FINALISTS FOR FIRST-YEAR COACH AND PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Three coaches, players up for Steve Spurrier Award and National Freshman of the Year

GEORGIA'S DAVIS WINS 76TH OUTLAND TROPHY

Stalwart defensive tackle has anchored nation's top defense

2021 OUTLAND TROPHY FINALISTS UNVEILED

Three standout interior linemen tabbed by FWAA

2021 OUTLAND TROPHY SEMIFINALISTS UNVEILED

Six standout interior linemen tabbed by FWAA

2021 BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY FINALISTS UNVEILED

Three defensive standouts will vie for National Defensive Player of the Year honors

GEORGIA'S DAVIS IS BRONKO NAGURSKI NATIONAL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Senior tackle helps Bulldogs stifle Clemson in hyped season-opener