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NCAA.com | December 9, 2016

Finalists and winners from the College Football Awards Show

Some of college football's top athletes were on hand Thursday night in Atlanta at the College Football Hall of Fame for the Home Depot College Football Awards. The event honored some of the best and brightest that the game has to offer, including a bevy of players from bowl eligible squads.

Read on below for the complete list of nominees and honorees for each award, and check out our behind-the-scenes coverage from the event on Twitter @NCAAFootball and on Facebook.

Maxwell Award (Player of the Year)
Lamar Jackson, QB (winner) Louisville
Baker Mayfield, QB Oklahoma        
Jabrill Peppers, LB/S Michigan
Chuck Bednarik Award (Defensive Player)
Jonathan Allen, DE (winner) Alabama
Myles Garrett, DE Texas A&M
Jabrill Peppers, LB/S Michigan      
Biletnikoff Award (Wide Receiver)
Austin Carr Northwestern
Zay Jones East Carolina 
Dede Westbrook (winner) Oklahoma            
Lou Groza Award (Place-kicker)
Daniel Carlson Auburn
Zane Gonzalez (winner) Arizona State
Younghoe Koo Georgia Southern
Ray Guy Award (Punter)
Michael Dickson Texas
Cameron Johnston Ohio State               
Mitch Wishnowsky (winner) Utah
John Mackey Award (Tight End)
Jake Butt (winner) Michigan
O.J. Howard Alabama           
Jordan Leggett Clemson
Davey O'Brien Award (Quarterback)
Lamar Jackson Louisville
Baker Mayfield Oklahoma      
Deshaun Watson (winner) Clemson
Outland Trophy (Interior Lineman)
Pat Elflein Ohio State
Cody O'Connell Washington State
Cam Robinson (winner) Alabama
Rimington Award (Center)
Pat Elflein (winner) Ohio State
Tyler Orlosky West Virginia       
Ethan Pocic LSU
Jim Thorpe Award (Defensive Back)
Adoree' Jackson (winner) USC
Jourdan Lewis Michigan       
Tre'Davious White LSU
Doak Walker Award (Running Back)
Dalvin Cook Florida State
D'Onta Foreman (winner) Texas
Donnel Pumphrey San Diego State
Wuerffel Trophy (Community Service)
Garrett Adcock New Mexico
Trevor Knight (winner) Texas A&M 
Christian McCaffrey Stanford

Additionally, the following awards will be announced Thursday night at the event:

  • The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award — Mike MacIntyre, Colorado
  • Disney Sports Spirit Award — James Conner, Pittsburgh
  • William V. Campbell Trophy (Academic Success) — Zach Terrell, Western Michigan