The Augusta Sports Council Announces 2016 Ray Guy Award Finalists
The finalists were selected by a national voting body of Football Bowling Subdivision (FBS) coaches, sports information directors, national media and former Ray Guy Award winners. The voters will cast a second round of ballots to decide the winner. The candidates were evaluated on their overall statistics and contribution to their team. Particular emphasis was placed on net average, percent inside the 20, percent of punts not returned and number of punts. The 2016 Ray Guy Award recipient will be announced live December 8 at the The Home Depot College Football Awards on ESPN in Atlanta, Georgia.
2016 Ray Guy Award Finalists:
- Michael Dickson, University of Texas
- Cameron Johnston, Ohio State University
- Mitch Wishnowsky, University of Utah
Augusta Sports Council
The Augusta Sports Council (ASC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to marketing the Augusta area as a destination for amateur sporting events. The ASC enriches the quality and economic well-being for the Augusta metropolitan area by supporting and attracting sporting activities.
To learn more visit, www.augustasportscouncil.org.
Ray Guy Award
The Augusta Sports Council created the Ray Guy Award in 2000 to honor Thomson, Georgia native and College/Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee, Ray Guy. The Ray Guy Award winner is determined by a national voting body of sports writers, college coaches, sports information directors and past Ray Guy Award winners. Among the statistics used to identify the winner is net average, percent inside the 20, percent not returned and number of punts. The winner must display team leadership, self-discipline and have a positive impact on the team’s success.
To learn more, visit www.rayguyaward.com.
National College Football Awards Association
The Ray Guy Award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) which encompasses the most prestigious awards in college football. The 22 awards boast over 700 years of tradition-selection excellence. Visit www.ncfaa.org to learn more about their story.