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Encyclopedia > Walter Camp Award

The Walter Camp Award, named in honor of the father of football, is given annually to the College football Player of the Year, as selected by Division 1A coaches and Sports Information directors. The award is named after Walter Camp. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... Walter Camp (April 7, 1859 – March 14, 1925) was a football coach called the Father of American Football. Camp was born in the city of New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Leverett L. and Ellen Cornwell Camp. ...



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College football awards:
Best player awards:
Heisman Memorial Trophy
Maxwell Award | Walter Camp Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Chuck Bednarik Award (Best Defenseman)
Dave Rimington Trophy (Best C)
Davey O'Brien Award (Best QB)
Dick Butkus Award (Best LB)
Doak Walker Award (Best RB)
Fred Biletnikoff Award (Best WR)
Jim Thorpe Award (Best DB)
John Mackey Award (Best TE)
Johnny Unitas Award (Best Senior QB)
Lombardi Award (Best Lineman)
Lou Groza Award (Best PK)
Manning Award (Best QB)
Outland Trophy (Best IOL or DL)
Ray Guy Award (Best P)
Ted Hendricks Award (Best DE)
Coach of the Year | Spirit Award | NCFAA Contribution to College Football Award
Walter Payton Award (Best Div. I-AA Off.) | Buck Buchanan Award (Best Div. I-AA Def.)
Harlon Hill Trophy (Div. II) | Gagliardi Trophy (Div. III) | Melberger Award (Div. III)

  Results from FactBites:
 
NCSU's Rivers Among 5 Finalists For Walter Camp Award :: WRAL.com (375 words)
The award is the fourth-oldest individual college football accolade in the nation.
Walter Camp, a former Yale athlete whom some consider the "Father of American football," first selected an All-America team in 1889.
The Walter Camp Football Foundation -- a New Haven-based all-volunteer group -- was founded in 1967 to perpetuate Camp's ideals and to continue the tradition of annually selecting the All-America team.
Recordpub.com - Buckeyes' Smith is Walter Camp Player of the Year (361 words)
Smith is the third Ohio State player to win the Walter Camp award.
The Walter Camp winner is voted on by the nations 119 Division I-A coaches and sports information directors.
Smith and the members of the 2006 Walter Camp All-America team will be honored at the foundation's national awards banquet on Jan. 13.
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