The Fred Mitchell Award recognizes 10 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 for September, 2021.
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 10 place-kickers is as follows:
- Collegiate Division – 2 FCS, 3 Division II, 3 Division III, 1 NAIA, and 1 NJCAA
- State – The place-kickers play at schools located in 9 different states
- Year – 1 Graduate Student, 3 Seniors, 2 Juniors, 1 Sophomore, and 3 Freshmen
In alphabetical order, the Fred Mitchell Award Watch List honorees for 2021 are listed below.
2021 Fred Mitchell Award September Watch List
Northern Arizona University – Football Championship Subdivision (FCS)
The College of Wooster – Division III (D III)
Concordia-St. Paul – Division II (DII)
University of West Florida – D II
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)