Fred Mitchell Award News

Press releases from The Fred Mitchell Award

2016 award finalists, All-Americans announced

Ten finalists have been named for the 2016 Fred Mitchell Award designated as Fred Mitchell Award All-Americans. The Fred Mitchell Award is provided to the Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III, NAIA or NJCAA place-kicker that excels on the football field and in the community. The place-kicker chosen for... Read More

14 kickers recognized in Oct. Watch List

The Fred Mitchell Award recognizes 14 place-kickers for their excellence on the football field during October and for continued community service off the field. It is a pleasure to recognize kickers that were nominated by their schools for terrific performances during the first month of the season. “I am pleased... Read More

16 kickers recognized in Sept. Watch List

The Fred Mitchell Award recognizes 16 place-kickers for their excellence on the football field during September and for continued community service off the field. It is a pleasure to recognize kickers that were nominated by their schools for terrific performances during the first month of the season. The recipient of... Read More

Fred Mitchell Award Watch List announced

The Fred Mitchell Award recognizes 27 place-kickers on its annual Watch List for their excellence on the football field during the 2015 season and for continued community service during their off-season. “I continue to be encouraged by the quality of kickers on our 2016 preseason Watch List and we look... Read More

Concordia’s Obarski wins 2014 Fred Mitchell Award

Senior 9-of-10 from 40-plus Concordia University, St. Paul senior place-kicker Tom Obarski (Burnsville, MN) is the recipient of the 2014 Fred Mitchell Award. The Award is provided to the nation’s top place-kicker in FCS, Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA for excellence on the football field and in the... Read More

Fordham’s Murray named 2012 Fred Mitchell Award winner

Senior hit on 25-of-30 FGs, including long of 55 Fordham University senior place-kicker Patrick Murray (Mahwah, NJ) is the recipient of the 2012 Fred Mitchell Award. The Award is provided to the nation’s top place-kicker in FCS, Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA for excellence on the football field... Read More