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MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES

MIDWEST REGION

Mr. Bob Asmuseen
Champaign News-Gazette 
Mr. Vahe Gregorian
St. Louis Post-Dispatch  
Mr. Mike Babcock
Hail Varsity/Freelance 
Mr. Kevin Haskin
Topeka Capital Journal
Mr. Steve Batterson
Quad-City Times 
Mr. Blair Kerkhoff
Kansas City Star
Mr. Andy Behrens
Athlon and Lindy's 
Mr. Chris Korman
Bloomington Herald-Times 
Mr. Paul Beronza
Michigan Newspapers
Mr. Tom Kubat
Lafayette Journal-Courier
Mr. Rolf Bertulies
Phil Steele Publications 
Mr. Andrew Logue
Des Moines Register 
Mr. Tim Carmody
Sportsprint Publications 
Mr. Marc Morehouse
Cedar Rapids Gazette 
Mr. Brian Christopherson
Lincoln Journal-Star 
Mr. David Morrison
Columbia Daily Tribune
Mr. Tom Dienhart
Yahoo!/Rivals.com 
Mr. Brian Murphy
Idaho Statesman 
Mr. Pete DiPrimio
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel 
Mr. Randy Peterson
Des Moines Register
Mr. Jack Ebling
WVFN Radio/WSYM TV 
Mr. Brian Rosenthal
Lincoln Journal-Star
Mr. Pete Fiutak
CollegeFootballNews.com 
Mr. Tom Shatel
Omaha World-Herald 
Mr. Brandon Folsom
SB Nation 
Mr. Mark Snyder
Detroit Free Press 
Mr. Herb Gould
Chicago Sun-Times 
Mr. Phil Steele
Phil Steele Publications
Mr. Steve Greenberg
Chicago Sun-Times
Mr. Doug Zaleski
The Star Press 
Mr. Teddy Greenstein
Chicago Tribune 

NORTHEAST REGION

Mr. Todd Blackledge         
ESPN
Mr. J.B. Morris
ESPN Magazine                    
Mr. Jack DeGange
Jade Communications 
Mr. Ross Nethery
Street & Smith's
Mr. Doug Doughty
The Roanoke Times
Mr. Andrew Ramspacher
The Daily Progress
Ms. Donna Eyring
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Mr. William F. Reed

Mr. Steve Hemmelgarn
Parkersburg News
Mr. Rick Ryan
The Charleston Gazette
Mr. Mike Kern
Philadelphia Daily News
Mr. B.J. Schecter
Sports Illustrated

Mr. Randy King
Roanoke Times
Mr. Mike Shalin

Mr. Tom Luicci
Newark Star-Ledger

Mr. Larry Vaught
The Advocate-Messenger
Mr. Ivan Maisel
ESPN.com 
Mr. Scott Walsh
Scranton Times & Tribune 
Mr. Sean McDonough
ESPN
Mr. Dick Weiss
New York Daily News
Mr. Scott Monserud
Denver Post
Mr. Tom Williams
Prime Events

SOUTH REGION

Mr. John Adams
Knoxville News-Sentinel        
Mr. Steve Irvine
Birmingham News        
Mr. Eric Bailey
Tulsa World 
Mr. Chris Low
ESPN.com  
Mr. David Brandt
Associated Press
Mr. Matt Marsom
Football News
Mr. Bill Cole
Winston-Salem Journal
Mr. Charlie Miller
Athlon
Mr. Lindy Davis
Lindy's 
Mr. Lyn Scarbrough
Lindy's
Ms. Susan Degnan
Miami Herald 
Mr. Jeff Shain
Orlando Sentinel
Mr. Tim Doherty
Jackson Clarion-Ledger 
Mr. Phil Stukenborg
The Commercial Appeal 
Ms. Antonya English
St. Petersburg Times
Mr. Jake Trotter
ESPN.com
Mr. Tommy Hicks
Mobile Press Register
Mr. Kevin Turbeville
The Jonesboro Sun
Mr. Ron Higgins
The Commercial Appeal 
Mr. Greg Wallace
Anderson Independent-Mail
Mr. Jimmy Hyams
WNOX Radio 
Mr. Christopher Walsh
Bama Online 

SOUTHWEST REGION

Mr. Chuck Cooperstein
ESPN Radio 103.3          
Mr. David McCollum
Log Cabin Democrat             
Mr. O.K. "Buddy" Davis
The Ruston Daily Leader
Mr. Thomas Murphy
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mr. Gene Duffey

Mr. Joshua Parrott
Lafayette Daily Advertiser
Mr. Jason Elmquist
Stillwater News-Press
Mr. Steve Richardson
FWAA
Mr. Jason Grooves
Las Cruces Sun News
Mr. Dave Sittler
Tulsa World
Mr. Steve Hatchell
National Football Foundation
Mr. Bob Sturm
The Ticket 1310/96.7
Mr. Jim Kleinpeter
New Orleans Times-Picayune
Mr. Keith Whitmire
FoxSportsSouthwest.com

WEST REGION

Mr. Mark Anderson
Las Vegas Review-Journal    
Mr. Steve Gress
Corvallis Gazette-Times
Mr. Bryant-Jon Anteola
The Fresno Bee
Mr. Shawn Harrison
The Herald Journal
Mr. Paul Arnett
Honolulu Star-Bulletin
Mr. Cliff Kirkpatrick
Decatur Daily
Mr. Daniel Berk
Arizona Daily Star
Mr. Robert Kuwada
The Fresno Bee
Mr. Mike Burrows
Denver Post
Mr. Jim Meehan
Idaho Spokesman-Review

Mr. Joe Cervi
Pueblo Cheiftain
Mr. Mike Prater
The Idaho Statesman
Mr. Chris Dufresne
LA Times
Mr. Ralph Routon
Colorado Springs Independent
Mr. Ryan Finley
Reno Gazette Journal
Mr. Don Shelton
Seattle Times
Mr. Tom Fitzgerald
ESPN.com
Mr. Christopher Smith

Mr. Anthony Gimino
TucsonCitizen.com
Mr. Bob Willis
Longmont Daily Times-Call
Mr. Ed Graney
San Diego Union-Tribune
Mr. Matt Zenitz
Lindy's 
Mr. Andrew Greif
The Oregonian 
 

SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVES

Mr. Marcus Allen                  Mr. Paul Hornung
Mrs. Daphne Baker Mr. Bo Jackson
Mr. Montee Ball Mr. Craig James 
Mr. Cedric Benson  Mr. LaMichael James
Mr. Chris Berman  Mr. Dan Jenkins  
Mr. Jim Brown Mr. Larry Johnson
Mr. Jim Burris Mr. Daryl Johnston
Mr. Reggie Bush  Mr. Greg Lewis
Mr. Earl Campbell  Mr. Floyd Little
Mr. Trevor Cobb  Mr. Verne Lundquist 
Mr. Lee Corso
Mr. Tommy McDonald
Mr. Mo Davenport 
Mr. Jimmie McDowell
Mr. Pete Dawkins
Mr. Darren McFadden 
Mr. Ron Dayne 
Mr. Al Michaels  
Mr. Eric Dickerson 
Mr. Steve E. Owens 
Mr. Tony Dorsett  
Mr. Drew Pearson 
Mr. Chris Fowler
Mr. Chris Perry 
Mr. Walt Garrison 
Mr. Trent Richardson
Mr. Eddie George
Mr. Rashaan Salaam  
Mr. Toby Gerhart 
Mr. Barry Sanders
Mr. Melvin Gordon Mr. Gale Sayers 
Mr. Shonn Greene
Mr. Emmitt Smith  
Mr. Archie Griffin 
Mr. Luke Staley
Mr. Rod Hanna 
Mr. Roger Staubach 
Mr. Byron Hanspard, Sr
Mr. Jim Taylor 
Mr. Garrison Hearst   Mr. LaDainian Tomlinson
Mr. Kirk Herbstreit  Mr. Andre Williams
Mr. Calvin Hill Mr. Ricky Williams  
Mr. Bruce Hooley  

Mark Your Calendar

  • Thursday, July 20, 2017:
    2017 Doak Walker Award
    candidates announced
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017: 2017 Doak Walker Award semifinalists announced (10)
  • Monday, November 20, 2017: 2017 Doak Walker Award
    finalists announced (3)
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017: "The Home Depot College Football Awards" show airs on ESPN
  • Friday, February 16, 2018:
    2017 Doak Walker Award
    Presentation Banquet