Johnny “The Jet” Return Specialist Award
To be considered for the Jet Award players must be a Division I college football team member and meet the following qualifications:
- Be a primary return specialist (Kick or Punt returner) for their team.
- Be among the national leaders in return categories
- Shows leadership, courage, desire, respect for authority and discipline.
The first round of voting should be conducted in late September and early October. From that first round of votes, the list of 12 semifinalists will be created and released at the end of October.
The second round of voting will take place in mid-October to form the list of four finalists. A final vote in early December to determine the winner and the decision is announced at the Award Presentation.
Johnny Rodgers will also receive a vote along with the previous winner (s)Joe Adams
Media Voting Panel
Tom Shatel Omaha World Herald (Local)
Adam Rittenberg ESPN.com (Midwest/National)
Bruce Feldman CBS Sports.com (Pac-12/National)
Dennis Dodd CBS Sports.com (Midwest)
Coley Harvey Orlando Sentinel (Florida)
Gerry Dinardo BTN Former Head Coach (Midwest/National)
Damon Benning Former College FB Player
Blair Kerkoff KC Star (Midwest)
George Schroeder USA Today (Pacific NW)
Cedric Golden Austin American Statesman (Texas)
Edward Aschoff ESPN.com (Southeast)
Lisa Horne Fox Sports (Pac-12)
Charles Davis Fox sports/NFL Network (National)
For more information on the Jet Award go to http://www.thejetaward.com/