The Fred Mitchell Award recognizes 7 place-kickers for their excellence on the football field and for continued community service during their off-season. It is a pleasure to recognize kickers that were nominated by their schools for terrific performances as we welcome back college football.
The recipient of the Fred Mitchell Award will be announced in mid-December based on performance on the football field and in the community.
The breakdown of the 7 place-kickers is as follows:
- Collegiate Division – 2 FCS, 1 Division II, 2 Division III, 1 NAIA, and 1 NJCAA
- State – the place-kickers play at schools located in 6 different states
- Year – 3 Seniors, 1 Junior, 1 Sophomore, and 2 Freshmen
In alphabetical order, the Fred Mitchell Award Watch List honorees for 2021 are listed below.
2021 Fred Mitchell Award November Watch List
Northern Arizona University – Football Championship Subdivision (FCS)
University of Wisconsin-Stout – Division III (DIII)
Sam Houston State University – FCS
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Northeast Mississippi Community College – National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
Dakota State University – National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
Texas Lutheran University – D III
West Liberty University – Division II (DII)