The Davey O’Brien Foundation today announced Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel as the 2012 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® Winner. Todd Blackledge, the 1982 Davey O’Brien Winner, presented the award to Manziel during The Home Depot College Football Awards at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. He will be honored at the 36th Annual Davey O’Brien Awards Dinner on Feb. 18, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Manziel was named a finalist for the Davey O’Brien along with Kansas State’s Collin Klein and Ohio State’s Braxton Miller.
Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel, who has served as a protector and blocker for Heisman Trophy finalist Johnny Manziel, was named the 67th winner of the Outland Trophy on Thursday night.
The 6-6, 310-pound junior from Arlington, Texas, was revealed as the 2012 Outland winner on ESPN during "The Home Depot College Football Awards" from the Atlantic Dance Hall at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The FWAA selects the Outland Trophy winner from interior linemen on its All-America team, which will be announced next Friday, Dec.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was named one of three finalists for the Heisman Trophy, which is given annually to college football’s most outstanding player.
Named the Southeastern Conference’s Offensive Player and Freshman of the Year by the Associated Press on Monday, Manziel will be joined in New York City by fellow finalists Manti Te’o of Notre Dame and 2012 Classic participant Collin Klein of Kansas State.
“I’m overwhelmed by this tremendous honor of representing Texas A&M, the 12th Man and all my teammates in New York,” Manziel said.
Johnny “Football” Manziel and the Texas A&M Aggies are coming to Cowboys Stadium to face Landry Jones and the Oklahoma Sooners in a battle of top-ranked teams in the 77th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.
“We hit a home run today,” Tommy Bain, Chairman of the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic said. “When our Team Selection Committee met for the first time a few weeks ago, we circled this matchup as the one we most wanted, and the cards fell in our favor today.
XOS Digital, Inc., the leading provider of sports video technology, today announced the debut of the official AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic mobile and tablet applications as well as the official OnDemand store located at www.attcottonbowlondemand.com. The new digital platforms provide fans with original and exclusive Cotton Bowl content dating back to 1937. The announcement was made today by Chris McCleary, CEO, XOS Digital.
“XOS Digital’s high-quality video brings the Cotton Bowl Classic’s rich history to life as fans can relive their favorite sports moments from over the decades,” McCleary said.
The Field & Mary Scovell Scholarship Foundation today announced that 15 individual $4,000 grants will be awarded this spring to North Texas students with leadership abilities, high moral character, demonstrated financial need, and a connection to sports.
Applications for 2013 Scovell Scholarship Foundation grants are now available online at www.scovellscholarships.
With just a few weeks left in the college football regular season, final preparations are being made for the 77th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic. The teams will be announced on Sunday, December 2nd. Going into Thanksgiving weekend, the possibilities for the 2013 Classic are still numerous.
On the Big 12 side, Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Kansas State are at the top of the team selection board. Across the ball, the SEC representative could come from a pool that includes LSU, Texas A&M, Alabama, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina.
The University of Texas, the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic and all of college football lost a legend on Tuesday night when former Longhorn head coach Darrell Royal passed away.
During the Darrell Royal era in the 1960s and 1970s, it was said that two things in life were certain...death and Texas. In 20 seasons, Coach Royal guided the Longhorns to 11 SWC titles, assembled a staggering 167-47-5 record, and produced 26 All-Americans. His Longhorns played in 10 Cotton Bowl Classics, including six consecutive appearances from 1969 through 1974.
AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic teams up with FOX Sports and the Prostate Cancer Foundation for the 9th Annual National College Football Day
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – The holiday season is upon us. It kicks off with National College Football Day (NCFD) this , an event created by the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic to honor the birth of college football. This year’s holiday takes on added significance thanks to a partnership with FOX Sports and their designated charity, the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
FOX Sports will promote NCFD during their national and regional college football broadcasts on Saturday, including the doubleheader of TCU at No.
October 18, 2012 – ESPN Audio and the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association announced a new two-year agreement today making ESPN Audio the official national radio home of the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.
ESPN Audio will broadcast the 2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, which matches the Big 12 against the Southeastern Conference, on Friday, Jan.
"It's a great day for college football. We congratulate the conference commissioners and presidents for their diligent work to enhance the post season. We look forward to learning more about the opportunities that will be created by today's announcement. With partners like AT&T and Cowboys Stadium, we believe we have a great story to tell."
— Rick Baker, AT&T Cotton Bowl President / CEO
The AT&T Cotton Bowl announced today that the 77th Classic scheduled for Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at Cowboys Stadium is officially sold out. This surpasses last year's Classic as the quickest sellout in the bowl game's history.
The matchup between the Big 12 and Southeastern Conference has generated sellouts nine of the past 10 years. The 2013 AT&T Cotton Bowl marks the fourth year the Classic has been played in Cowboys Stadium, with the first three generating three of the top four largest crowds ever at the AT&T Cotton Bowl.
The AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, in conjunction with NCAA Football, hosted 400 local youth (ages 7-14) for a free clinic on Tuesday at Cowboys Stadium.
As part of the NCAA Football Youth Day, the kids heard from featured speakers Brad Sham, long-time radio voice of the Dallas Cowboys and AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, and Russell Maryland, former University of Miami and Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle and AT&T Cotton Bowl Hall of Famer.
Upgrades will begin next week (June 4-8), however, due to a record renewal year, seats are very limited. Less than 800 seats were returned, and all 400 ticket packages were renewed. Ticket holders will receive additional information via email next week with details about how to upgrade seats and a link that will take you directly into the online upgrade process. Upgrades will be based on priority level and availability.
Each priority level will have an exclusive 4-hour time frame to upgrade their seats before we move on to the next group.