The NFL Draft moved to Chicago for the first time in over 60 years and it was a night of many firsts as Jameis Winston (2013 Walter Camp POY) and Marcus Mariota (2014 Walter Camp POY) were selected with the first two picks in the NFL Draft.
Thank you to all who participated in the 48th Walter Camp Football Weekend. Thank you to our sponsors and award recipients.
The Walter Camp Weekend is held annually in January in New Haven, CT.
New Haven, CT – As part of its 48th annual Weekend festivities, the Walter Camp Football Foundation will host a High School “Breakfast of Champions” on Saturday, January 17 at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven. The event will start at 9 a.m.
NEW HAVEN, CT – Former Wethersfield High School standout Tyler Murphy, a graduate quarterback from Boston College, has been named by the Walter Camp Football Foundation as its 2014 “Connecticut Player of the Year.”
NEW HAVEN, CT – Gary Patterson, head coach of the TCU Horned Frogs, has been named the Walter Camp 2014 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. Patterson, who also won the award in 2009, joins Joe Paterno (Penn State: 1972, 1994 and 2005) and Bob Stoops (Oklahoma: 2000 and 2003) as multiple winners of the Walter Camp Coach of the Year honor.
New Haven, CT – The Southington Blue Knights, 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.
NEW HAVEN, CT – Three-time selection Zach Zenner (South Dakota State) headlines Walter Camp’s 2014 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.
This is the 125th 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, 25 players have been selected to the Second Team.