College football awards 2021: Full list of finalists, winners for Heisman, Walker, Biletnikoff and more

Award Category Finalists Winner Biletnikoff Award Nation’s top receiver David Bell, WR, Purdue; Jameson Williams, WR, Alabama; Jordan Addison, WR, Pitt Jordan Addison, Pitt Bronko Nagurski Trophy Defensive player of the year Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia; Kayvon Thibodeaux, DE, Oregon; Will Anderson Jr., LB, Alabama Will Anderson Jr., LB Alabama Burlsworth Trophy Top former walk-on Carlton Martial, LB, Troy; Grant Morgan, LB, Arkansas; Stetson Bennett, QB, Georgia Grant Morgan, LB, Arkansas Butkus Award Nation’s top linebacker Chad Muma, Wyoming; Damone Clark; Darrian Beavers, Cincinnati; Devin Lloyd, Utah; Leo Chenal, Wisconsin; Nakobe Dean, Georgia Nakobe Dean, Georgia Chuck Bednarik Award Defensive player of the year Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia; Kayvon Thibodeaux, DE, Oregon; Kyle Hamilton, S, Notre Dame; Will Anderson Jr., LB, Alabama Jordan Davis, Georgia Davey O’Brien Award Nation’s top quarterback Bryce Young, Alabama; C.J. Stroud, Ohio State; Kenny Pickett, Pitt Bryce Young, Alabama Doak Walker Award Nation’s top running back Breece Hall, Iowa State; Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State; Tyler Badie, Missouri Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State Heisman Trophy Nation’s most outstanding player Aidan Hutchinson, DE, Michigan; Bryce Young, QB, Alabama; C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State; Kenny Pickett, QB, Pitt   Jim Thorpe Award Nation’s top defensive back Coby Bryant, Cincinnati; Jalen Pitre, Baylor; Verone McKinley III, Oregon   Joe Moore Award Nation’s top offensive line TBD   John Mackey Award Nation’s top tight end Charlie Kolar, Iowa State; Jalen Wydermyer, Texas A&M; Trey McBride, Colorado State Trey McBride, Colorado State Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Nation’s top upperclassman quarterback Anthony Brown, Oregon; Brennan Armstrong, Virginia; Carson Strong, Nevada; Desmond Ridder, Cincinnati; Devin Leary, N.C. State; Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina; Kenny Pickett, Pitt; Malik Willis, Liberty; Matt Corral, Ole Miss; Sam Hartman, Wake Forest Kenny Pickett, Pitt Lombardi Award Outstanding college football lineman Aidan Hutchinson, DE, Michigan; Kenyon Greene, OL, Texas A&M; Mike Rose, LB, Iowa State; Tyler Linderbaum, C, Iowa State Aidan Hutchinson, DE, Michigan Lou Groza Award Nation’s top placekicker Gabe Brkic, Oklahoma; Jake Moody, Michigan; Noah Ruggles, Ohio State Jake Moody, Michigan Maxwell Award College player of the year Bryce Young, QB, Alabama; Kenneth Walker III, RB, Michigan State; Kenny Pickett, QB, Pitt   Outland Trophy Nation’s top interior lineman Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia; Ikem Ekwonu, OT, N.C. State; Tyler Linderbaum, C, Iowa   Paul Hornung Award Nation’s most versatile player Blake Corum, RB, Michigan; Jayden Reed, WR, Michigan State; Justin Hall, WR, Ball State; Kyren Williams, RB, Notre Dame; Marcus Jones, CB, Houston   Ray Guy Award Nation’s top punter Adam Korsak, Rutgers; Jordan Stout, Penn State; Matt Araiza, San Diego State   Rimington Trophy Nation’s top center Alec Lindstrom, Boston College; Olusegun Oluwatimi, Virginia; Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa   Sporting News Player of the Year College player of the year     Ted Hendricks Award Nation’s top defensive end     Walter Camp Award College player of the year Aidan Hutchinson, DE, Michigan; Bryce Young, QB, Alabama; Jordan Davis, DT, Georgia; Kenneth Walker III, RB, Michigan State; Kenny Pickett, QB, Pitt   William V. Campbell Trophy Academic Heisman   Charlie Kolar, TE, Iowa State Wuerffel Trophy Community service Isaiah Sanders, QB, Stanford; Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia; Patrick Fields, S, Oklahoma  
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