ESPN college football play-by-play commentator Joe Tessitore will be the master of ceremonies for the 51st Walter Camp National Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 13. Tessitore replaces ESPN colleague John Anderson, who served the last 10 years.
Quarterbacks Jeremiah Briscoe (Sam Houston State) and Chris Streveler (South Dakota) headline the 2017 Walter Camp Football Championship Subdivision All-America team.
The Darien Blue Wave, the Class LL state champion and consensus No. 1 team in the state’s high school football season-ending polls, is the Walter Camp Football Foundation’s choice to receive the 2017 Joseph W. Kelly Award. The Kelly Award is presented annually to Connecticut’s top high school football team.
As part of its 51st annual Weekend festivities, the Walter Camp Football Foundation will host its 11th High School “Breakfast of Champions,” presented by Town Fair Tire and NFP Sports, on Saturday, January 13 at The Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale. The event starts at 8:30 a.m.
Syracuse University senior wide receiver Ervin Philips (West Haven, CT) has been selected the Walter Camp 2017 Connecticut Player of the Year. The award is presented to the top college football player who is a resident and/or played scholastically in the state of Connecticut. The award is voted on by the Walter Camp Football Foundation membership.
This is the 128th 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 130 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors. In addition, 26 players were selected to the Second Team.
Led by 2017 Player of the Year Baker Mayfield, second-ranked Oklahoma has four players on the Walter Camp Football Foundation All-America Teams, the 128th honored by the organization. The nation’s oldest All-America squad was announced this evening on The Home Depot ESPN College Football Awards Show.
University of Oklahoma redshirt senior quarterback Baker Mayfield (Austin, TX) has been selected as the 2017 Walter Camp Player of the Year. The Walter Camp Player of the Year is voted on by the nation’s 130 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors.
Mark Richt, head coach of the University of Miami Hurricanes, has been named the Walter Camp 2017 Coach of the Year. The Walter Camp Coach of the Year is selected by the nation’s 130 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors.