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PHILADELPHIA, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Sports Network) -- The race for the 2011 Walter Payton Award, sponsored by Fathead.com, kicked off with The Sports Network's announcement that six returning finalists from last season headline a stellar 20-player Watch List for the Football Championship Subdivision's top individual honor. The Payton Award will celebrate its 25th anniversary this season and be presented to the FCS' outstanding player at the national awards banquet Thursday night, Jan.
PHILADELPHIA, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (Sports Network) - The Sports Network announced today that the outstanding freshman player in the Football Championship Subdivision will be honored each season with the Jerry Rice Award, presented by TSN and sponsored by Fathead.com. This honor is named for the Hall of Fame wide receiver, acknowledged as one of the greatest players in football history.
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