NFF chapter scholar-athlete award recipients announced

Courtesy of the National Football Foundation IRVING, Texas — From the more than 1.1 million high school football players across the country, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced the names of five outstanding individuals as the recipients of the 2017 NFF Chapter Scholar-Athlete Awards. Each recipient is selected as the best of the best from his region of the country at the high school level….

October 17, 2017
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Rose Bowl announces Coaches Making a Difference Contest

PASADENA, Calif. (October 3, 2017) – The Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual, in conjunction with the National Football Foundation, will honor coaches with its “Coaches Making a Difference” contest. Now through December 4, individuals can nominate a high school coach that has made a difference in the lives of student-athletes in their community. The grand prize winner will receive a trip to the “Granddaddy of Them All,” the Rose Bowl…

October 11, 2017
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NFF reveals list of 181 semifinalists for Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas – Recognizing one of the most impressive groups of scholar-athletes in the history of college football, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) proudly announced today the 181 semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy®, presented by Fidelity Investments®. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation.The NFF will announce 12-14 finalists on Nov. 1, and each of them will receive an…

September 28, 2017
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Campbell Trophy semifinalists to be announced Wednesday

The announcement of the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalists presented by Fidelity Investments® is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation. The National Football Foundation will announce 12 to 14 finalists on Nov. 1, and each of them will receive an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the 2017 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class, presented by Fidelity. One…

September 26, 2017
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Prominent Silicon Valley Leaders To Host Inaugural Campbell Trophy Summit

Courtesy of the National Football Foundation IRVING, Texas (Aug. 9, 2017) – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that 100 previous nominees for The William V. Campbell Trophy®, presented by Fidelity Investments, will attend the inaugural Campbell Trophy Summit in Silicon Valley from Aug. 24-26. The event, sponsored by Intuit Inc. and taking place at Stanford University, will provide the attendees a unique opportunity to learn…

August 9, 2017
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College Football Playoff announces new committee members

Courtesy of the College Football Playoff IRVING, Texas – Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), announced last week that Frank Beamer, Chris Howard and Eugene “Gene” Smith have been appointed to the selection committee by the CFP Management Committee. The new members will each begin a three-year term this spring. Hancock also announced extensions for two current members who had served incomplete terms.  The term for committee chair…

January 22, 2017
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NFF salutes the College Football Playoff

IRVING, Texas (Jan. 12, 2017) – The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame salutes the College Football Playoff (CFP) and its staff for their exceptional efforts in staging the Third Annual CFP National Championship along with the Tampa Bay Organizing Committee for their hospitality in hosting multiple first-class events. “The College Football Playoff continues to exceed everybody’s expectations,” said NFF Chairman Archie Manning. “Executive Director Bill Hancock and his outstanding staff have…

January 21, 2017
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