Finalists for The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards – live on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN – have been announced. Running back Mark Ingram of Alabama and quarterbacks Colt McCoy of Texas and Tim Tebow of Florida highlight the list of outstanding student-athletes in contention.
The show, hosted by ESPN’s Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit, with Mike Gleason as theatre announcer, will originate from the Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s BoardWalk at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Red Carpet Show, hosted by Cara Capuano, Tom Luginbill, Lowell Galindo and Jenn Brown, will air at 6 p.m. on ESPNU and after the show at 9 p.m.
The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards will feature the live presentation of nine player awards, along with the recipients of Disney’s Spirit Award; The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award, the NCFAA (National College Football Awards Association) Contributions to College Football Award; and student-athletes selected to the Walter Camp All-America Team.
Fans can visit the show’s dedicated Web site at
THE HOME DEPOT ESPNU COLLEGE FOOTBALL AWARDS FINALISTS – (listed alphabetically)
|Chuck Bednarik Award (best defensive player)Terrence Cody, AlabamaBrandon Spikes, FloridaNdamukong Suh, Nebraska||Biletnikoff Award (best receiver)Freddie Barnes, Bowling GreenJordan Shipley, TexasGolden Tate, Notre Dame|
|Lou Groza Award (best kicker)Kai Forbath, UCLALeigh Tiffin, AlabamaBlair Walsh, Georgia||Ray Guy Award (best punter)
Drew Butler, Georgia Zoltan Mesko, Michigan Chas Henry, Florida
|Maxwell Award (best all-around player)Mark Ingram, AlabamaColt McCoy, TexasTim Tebow, Florida*||Davey O’Brien Award (best quarterback)Case Keenum, HoustonColt McCoy, TexasTim Tebow, Florida|