Stats Perform To Honor the Best in College Football’s Subdivision at FCS National Awards Presentation on Jan. 7

The FCS National Awards, which honor the better of the greatest in school soccer’s Division I subdivision, shall be handed out Friday evening, Jan. 7 at the Stats Perform FCS National Awards Presentation at the Frisco Embassy Suites & Convention Center in Frisco, TX.
Highlighting the annual occasion shall be the bulletins of the Walter Payton and Buck Buchanan awards, offered to the FCS offensive and defensive gamers of the yr, respectively.
The thirty fifth Payton Award will come from considered one of three gamers out of 25 finalists who had been invited to the presentation, quarterbacks Eric Barriere of Eastern Washington and Cole Kelley of Southeastern Louisiana, and ETSU operating again Quay Holmes. Kelley is seeking to win his second straight Payton Award. In that very same 2020 season, Barriere was the runner-up and Holmes completed thirteenth.
On the defensive facet of the ball, the twenty seventh Buchanen Award has come all the way down to linebackers Troy Andersen of nationwide finalist Montana State and Patrick O’Connell of Montana, and defensive finish/linebacker Isaiah Land of Florida A&M.
The winners of the different three FCS legacy awards had been introduced beforehand, together with College and NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as the Eddie Robinson Award recipient for nationwide coach of the yr. He led Jackson State to a school-record 11 wins and the program’s first Southwestern Athletic Conference title since 2007.
Jackson State quarterback Shedeur Sanders, Deion’s son, received the Jerry Rice Award for nationwide freshman of the yr. Southern Illinois offensive lineman ZeVeyon Furcron obtained the Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award, given to a student-athlete who excels not solely in the classroom, however in the neighborhood and past.
“Given the unprecedented yr FCS student-athletes have been by way of, it’s significantly gratifying to have fun their resiliency and excellence this week,” says Brian Orefice, Stats Perform’s vice chairman of world operations. “We’re thrilled to be backed by the star energy of soccer Hall of Famers and award namesakes to assist proceed to shine a shiny mild on tales of the subdivision, massive and small.”
The nationwide awards presentation will start airing Saturday, Jan. 8 on Bally Sports Regional Networks, with former Northwestern State All-American and two-time Super Bowl-winning linebacker Gary Reasons serving as the host. There shall be over 250 airings over Bally regional and affiliate networks.
FCS National Awards – Bally Sports Initial Air Dates

Bally Sports Arizona: Saturday, Jan. 8 (5 p.m. MT)
Bally Sports Detroit: Saturday, Jan. 8 (midnight ET)
Bally Sports Florida: Saturday, Jan. 8 (11 p.m. ET)
Bally Sports Midwest (Kansas & Nebraska solely): Saturday, Jan. 8 (5:30 p.m. CT)
Bally Sports Midwest (all states in area): Sunday, Jan. 9 (10 a.m. CT)
Bally Sports North: Sunday, Jan. 9 (midday CT)
Bally Sports Ohio: Saturday, Jan. 8 (5 p.m. ET)
Bally Sports South (Georgia, North Carolina & South Carolina): Saturday, Jan. 8 (10 p.m. ET)
Bally Sports South (Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee): Saturday, Jan. 8 (10 p.m. CT)
Bally Sports Southwest (Dallas space solely): Saturday, Jan. 8 (6 p.m. CT)
Bally Sports Southwest (All different areas in area): Saturday, Jan. 8 (8 p.m. CT)
Bally Sports Sun: Saturday, Jan. 8 (11 p.m. ET)
Bally Sports West: Saturday, Jan. 8 (8 p.m. PT)
Bally Sports Wisconsin: Saturday, Jan. 8 (4 p.m. CT)
MASN2: Saturday, Jan. 8 (5 p.m.)
MSG Plus: Saturday, Jan. 8 (5 p.m. ET)
Marquee Sports Network: Monday, Jan. 10 (2 p.m. CT)

While all networks could have a number of airings, please seek the advice of native listings for respective community territories.

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