December 4, 2023

Fred Mitchell Award celebrates placekickers with Top 10 Finalists list for 2023

The Fred Mitchell Award is proud to recognize its top 10 placekickers for excellence on the football field and continued community service throughout the year. “Our selection committee is impressed with the remarkable quality of the kickers in contention for the 2023 Fred Mitchell Award,” said Mitchell. “Exceptional kicking performances and genuine commitment to community service make this Top 10 Finalist group stand out.”  It is a pleasure to recognize kickers that were nominated by their schools or are at the top of their division for terrific performances through Nov. 25, 2023 (regular season statistics only). The recipient of the... Read More

Pro Football Hall of Fame writer named to Fred Mitchell Award panel

Esteemed veteran pro football writer Dan Pompei has been added to the Selection Committee of the Fred Mitchell Award. “It is an honor and a privilege,” said Pompei, who is a member of the writers’ wing of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Now a senior writer for The Athletic, Pompei previously wrote for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and the Sporting News. “We are thrilled and excited to add Dan to our Selection Committee that already includes several Pro Football Hall of Fame players and coaches, as well as College Football Hall of Fame players,” said Mitchell. “Dan was... Read More