FBA BESTOWS ITS HIGHEST HONOR, THE CHAMPIONS AWARD, TO COLLEGE FOOTBALL LEGENDS ARCHIE MANNING, TOM OSBORNE
HOUSTON — Archie Manning, whose quarterbacking accomplishments at Ole Miss preceded a stellar 15-year National Football League career; and Tom Osborne, the architect of one of the most successful programs in college football history, will each be honored April 11 at the FBA’s annual Champions Award dinner in Houston. The fete is held each April as the signature event of the FBA’s annual meeting. Click here to read more.
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Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl (Houston); AdvoCare Texas Kickoff (Houston); Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl (Atlanta); Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl (Tampa, Fla.); Birmingham Bowl (Alabama); TBD Bowl Game (Boston); Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl (Florida); Camellia Bowl (Montgomery, Ala.); Camping World Kickoff (Orlando, Fla.); Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise); Frisco Bowl (Texas); Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff (Montgomery, Ala.); Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl (Nassau); MEAC/SWAC Challenge (Atlanta); Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl (Nevada); Myrtle Beach Bowl (South Carolina); New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque); SERVPRO First Responder Bowl (Dallas-Fort Worth); SoFi Hawai’i Bowl (Honolulu); The Home Depot College Football Awards (Atlanta)
Armed Forces Classic (Anchorage, Alaska); Charleston Classic (South Carolina); College Basketball Awards Presented by Wendy’s (Los Angeles); Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic (Honolulu); Jimmy V Men’s Classic presented by Corona (New York City); Jimmy V Women’s Classic Presented by Corona (TBD) Myrtle Beach Invitational (Conway, S.C.); NIT Season Tip-Off (Brooklyn, N.Y.); Orlando Invitational (Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla.); Phil Knight Invitational (Portland, Ore.); State Farm Champions Classic (New York City) and Wooden Legacy (Anaheim, Calif.)
St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational Presented by Wilson (Clearwater, Fla.)
Collegiate Esports Championship (Houston)