Ansonia High School to Receive Walter Camp’s 2013 “Joseph W. Kelly” Award

New Haven, CT – The Ansonia Chargers, the No. 1 team in the state’s high school football season-ending polls, is the Walter Camp Football Foundation’s choice to receive the Joseph W. Kelly Award, which is awarded annually to Connecticut’s top high school football team. It is the fifth time that Ansonia has earned the Kelly Award, moving past Cheshire for the most in state history.   Read more

Boston College Linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis is Walter Camp 2013 Connecticut Player of the Year

NEW HAVEN, CT – Former King Low Heywood Thomas standout Kevin Pierre-Louis, a senior linebacker from Boston College, has been named by the Walter Camp Football Foundation as its 2013 “Connecticut Player of the Year. Awarded annually to the top college football player who is a resident and/or played scholastically in the state of Connecticut, the Connecticut Player of the Year is selected by the all-volunteer membership of the Foundation.

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2013 Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team Announced

NEW HAVEN, CT – Three-time selection Marcus Williams (North Dakota State) headlines Walter Camp’s 2013 Football Championship Subdivision All-America team.  The team was selected by the head coaches and sports information directors of the Football Championship Subdivision schools and certified by the accounting and auditing firm, Marcum LLP. Read more

124th Walter Camp All-American Notebook

This is the 124th edition of the Walter Camp All-America team – the nation’s oldest All-America team. Twenty-six players have been selected to the first team by the 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors.  In addition, 26 players have been selected to the Second Team.

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124th Walter Camp All-America Teams Announced

NEW HAVEN, CT – Five players, including Player of the Year Jameis Winston, from top-ranked Florida State  have earned 2013 Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America honors, the 124th honored by the organization.  The nation’s oldest All-America team was announced this evening on The Home Depot ESPN College Football Awards Show.  The Seminoles had two first-team honorees, and three more on the Second Team, including Winston, a redshirt freshman quarterback who earlier this evening was named the 2013 Walter Camp Player of the Year. Read more

Florida State Quarterback Jameis Winston is the 2013 Walter Camp Player of the Year

New Haven, CT – Florida State University redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston (Bessemer, AL) has been selected as the 2013 Walter Camp Player of the Year. Walter Camp Foundation President James Monico made the presentation tonight during ESPN’s 6 p.m. edition of SportsCenter.

The Walter Camp Player of the Year is voted on by the nation’s 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors. Other finalists for the Walter Camp 2013 Player of the Year award included Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, and Boston College running back Andre Williams.

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Duke’s David Cutcliffe Named Walter Camp 2013 Coach of the Year

NEW HAVEN, CT – David Cutcliffe, head coach of the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division champion Duke University Blue Devils, has been named the Walter Camp 2013 Coach of the Year.  The Walter Camp Coach of the Year is selected by the nation’s 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors.  Cutcliffe is the first Duke coach to receive the award, and the first honoree from the ACC since 2001 (Ralph Friedgen, Maryland).

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Walter Camp Player of the Year Finalists Announced

New Haven, Conn. – Four quarterbacks and one running back comprise the list of five finalists for the Walter Camp Football Foundation 2013 Player of the Year award.

Senior quarterbacks AJ McCarron (Alabama) and Jordan Lynch (Northern Illinois) lead the list along with redshirt sophomore Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) and redshirt freshman Jameis Winston (Florida State).  Manziel is a Walter Camp Player of the Year finalist for the second straight year.  The nation’s leading rusher, senior running back Andre Williams (Boston College) rounds out the list of finalists.

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1974 All-American Ken Huff Named Walter Camp Alumni Award Recipient

NEW HAVEN, CT – 1974 All-American offensive guard Ken Huff (University of North Carolina) is the recipient of the 2013 Walter Camp “Alumni Award.”  Huff joins a distinguished list of former “Alumni Award” winners, including Alan Page (Notre Dame), Bo Jackson (Auburn), Tony Dorsett (Pittsburgh), Herschel Walker (Georgia), Mark May (Pittsburgh) and last year’s recipient, Derrick Brooks (Florida State). Read more