This is my final top 25 for each of the major awards.

MY 2022 FCS AWARDS CANDIDATES as of November 23

WALTER PAYTON (25)
QB Tim DeMorat, Fordham, SSr.- 301-458, 4573 yards, 53 TD, 8 INT, 65.7%, 5 rush TDs in 11 games.
QB Bailey Fisher, Gardner-Webb, RSr.- 220-339, 2755 yards, 18 TD, 10 INT, 64.9%, 146 yards and 8 TDs rushing in 11 games.
QB Michael Hiers, Samford, Jr.- 329-428, 3290 yards, 35 TD, 3 INT, 76.9%, 161 yards and 3 TDs rushing in 11 games.
QB Parker McKinney, Eastern Kentucky, Jr.- 278-402, 3502 yards, 28 TD, 7 INT, 69.2%, 372 yards and 8 TDs rushing in 11 games.
QB Davius Richard, North Carolina Central, Jr.- 184-291, 2486 yards, 24 TD, 10 INT, 63.2%, 691 yards and 13 TDs rushing in 11 games.
QB Shedeur Sanders, Jackson State, Soph.- 284-405, 3083 yards, 32 TD, 6 INT, 70.1%, 159 yards and 5 TDs rushing in 11 games.
QB Lindsey Scott Jr., UIW, SSr.- 240-328, 3791 yards, 50 TD, 4 INT, 73.2%, 342 yards and 7 TDs rushing in 11 games.
QB Matthew Sluka, Holy Cross, Jr.- 135-224, 2301 yards, 25 TD, 3 INT, 60.3%, 918 yards and 8 TDs rushing in 11 games.
QB Reece Udinski, Richmond, SSr.- 329-445, 3152 yards, 24 TD, 4 INT, 73.9%, 4 TDs rushing in 11 games.
RB Aidan Borguet, Harvard, Sr.- 206 carries, 1182 yards, 10 TD, 5.7ypc, 5 catches, 58 yards, 1 TD in 10 games.
RB Ailym Ford, Chattanooga, Sr.- 232 carries, 1199 yards, 12 TD, 5.2ypc, 10 catches, 184 yards, 2 TDs in 10 games.
RB Geno Hess, Southeast Missouri, RSr.- 206 carries, 1569 yards, 19 TD, 7.6ypc, 9 catches, 114 yards, 2 TD in 11 games.
RB Jaleel McLaughlin, Youngstown State, SSr.- 227 carries, 1588 yards, 13 TD, 7.0ypc, 19 catches, 300 yards, 2 TD in 11 games.
RB Deonta McMahon, McNeese, Sr.- 191 carries, 1408 yards, 12 TD, 7.4ypc, 22 catches, 210 yards, 2 TD in 11 games.
RB ShunDerrick Powell, North Alabama, Soph.- 221 carries, 1508 yards, 18 TD, 6.8ypc, 24 catches, 242 yards in 11 games.
RB Jacob Saylors, ETSU, SSr.- 225 carries, 1307 yards, 5.8ypc, 15 TD, 21 catches, 162 yards, 1 TD in 11 games.
RB Jaden Shirden, Monmouth, Soph.- 206 carries, 1722 yards, 13 TD, 8.4ypc in 11 games.
RB Cameron Skattebo, Sacramento State, Soph.- 169 carries, 1251 yards, 5 TD, 7.4ypc, 24 catches, 281 yards, 3 TD in 11 games.
RB Bhayshul Tuten, North Carolina A&T, Soph.- 208 carries, 1363 yards, 13 TD, 6.6ypc, 31 catches, 342 yards, 4 TD in 11 games.
FB Hunter Luepke, North Dakota State, Sr.- 98 carries, 621 yards, 6.3ypc, 9 TD, 14 catches, 196 yards, 4 TD in 10 games.
WR Joey Hobert, Utah Tech, Soph.- 90 catches, 1258 yards, 14.0ypc, 16 TD, 167 KR yards in 11 games.
WR Andrei Iosivas, Princeton, Sr.- 66 catches, 943 yards, 14.3ypc, 7 TD in 10 games.
WR Fotis Kokosioulis, Fordham, SSr.- 89 catches, 1180 yards, 13.3ypc, 14 TD, 515 KR yards in 11 games.
WR Xavier Smith, Florida A&M, SSr.- 87 catches, 1021 yards, 11.7ypc, 11 TD, 144 KR yards in 11 games.
OT Cody Mauch, North Dakota State, SSr.- 2022 1st-team All-MVFC and Senior Bowl invite.


BUCK BUCHANAN (25)
DE Ty French, Gardner-Webb, Jr.- 61 TKL, 13.5 TFL, 11 SACKS, 1 INT, 15 QBH, 1 FF in 11 games.
DE Patrick Godbolt, South Carolina State, RJr.- 37 TKL, 11.5 TFL, 3.5 SACKS, 1 INT, 2 PBU, 3 QBH, 3 FF in 9 games.
DE Malik Hamm, Lafayette, SSr.- 49 TKL, 12.5 TFL, 8.5 SACKS, 4 PBU, 12 QBH, 3 FF, 3 BLK in 11 games.
DE Jake Heimlicher, Penn, RSr.- 47 TKL, 13 TFL, 9 SACKS, 1 INT, 10 QBH, 1 FF in 10 games.
DE Jay Person, Chattanooga, Sr.- 52 TKL, 17.5 TFL, 8 SACKS, 1 PBU, 9 QBH, 1 FF in 11 games.
DE Ronnie Thomas, Mississippi Valley State, SSr.- 58 TKL, 18 TFL, 9.5 SACKS, 2 PBU, 3 QBH, 1 FR, 1 FF in 11 games.
DE Spencer Waege, North Dakota State, RSSr.- 33 TKL, 13 TFL, 7 SACKS, 5 QBH, 1 FR in 11 games.
DE David Walker, Central Arkansas, Soph.- 66 TKL, 22 TFL, 12 SACKS, 1 PBU, 3 QBH, 1 FF in 11 games.
DT Thor Griffith, Harvard, Jr.- 46 TKL, 12 TFL, 5 SACKS, 3 QBH in 10 games.
LB Joe Andreessen, Bryant, SSr.- 116 TKL, 18.5 TFL, 4 SACKS, 2 INT, 5 PBU, 2 FR, 2 BLK in 11 games.
LB Kelechi Anyalebechi, Incarnate Word, SSr.- 88 TKL, 7.5 TFL, 2 INT, 3 PBU, 1 QBH, 1 FR in 11 games.
LB Johnny Buchanan, Delaware, SSr.- 121 TKL, 5.5 TFL, 1 SACK, 1 PBU, 1 FR, 1 FF in 11 games.
LB Rodney Dansby, Houston Christian, Soph.- 125 TKL, 8 TFL, 3.5 SACKS, 1 INT, 2 PBU, 5 QBH, 2 FR in 11 games.
LB BJ Davis, South Carolina State, RSr.- 94 TKL, 8 TFL, 0.5 SACK, 5 INT/returned one for a TD, 7 PBU, 2 QBH, 1 FF in 10 games.
LB John H. Ford II, UT Martin, RSSr.- 106 TKL, 10.5 TFL, 5 SACKS, 1 INT, 2 PBU, 4 QBH, 1 FR, 2 FF in 11 games.
LB Kavian Gaither, Sam Houston, Soph.- 79 TKL, 11.5 TFL, 3 SACKS, 1 INT, 1 PBU, 1 QBH, 3 FR, 3 FF in 9 games.
LB Ryan Greenhagen, Fordham, SSr.- 103 TKL, 7 TFL, 4.5 SACKS, 1 INT, 2 PBU, 5 QBH in 11 games.
LB John Pius, William & Mary, R-Soph.- 69 TKL, 19 TFL, 11.5 SACKS, 3 PBU, 12 QBH in 11 games.
LB Chizi Umunakwe, Central Connecticut State, Sr.- 94 TKL, 10.5 TFL, 2 SACKS, 1 QBH, 1 FF in 10 games.
LB Zeke Vandenburgh, Illinois State, Sr.- 100 TKL, 21 TFL, 14 SACKS, 1 INT, 4 PBU, 4 QBH, 1 FR, 2 FF in 10 games.
LB/S Marte Mapu, Sacramento State, RSSr.- 64 TKL, 6.5 TFL, 1 SACK, 2 INT, 4 PBU, 2 QBH, 1 FF, 1 BLK in 11 games.
CB Alijah Huzzie, ETSU, Jr.- 59 TKL, 2.5 TFL, 6 INT, 16 PBU in 11 games.
S Luke Glenna, St. Thomas, SSr.- 68 TKL, 1 TFL, 4 INT, 6 PBU, 1 QBH in 11 games.
S Robby Hauck, Montana, RSSr.- 95 TKL, 4 TFL, 1.5 SACKS, 1 PBU, 1 QBH in 11 games.
S Marcus Hillman, Elon, SSr.- 73 TKL, 16.5 TFL, 8.5 SACKS, 3 PBU, 4 QBH, 2 FR, 4 FF in 11 games.


JERRY RICE CANDIDATES (25)
QB Gevani McCoy, Idaho- 185-272, 2376 yards, 25 TD, 5 INT, 68.0%, 2 rush TD in 10 games.
QB Reese Poffenbarger, Albany- 227-369, 2999 yards, 24 TD, 4 INT, 61.5%, 2 rush TDs in 11 games.
QB Noah Walters, North Alabama- 151-285, 2149 yards, 19 TD, 12 INT, 60.0%, 212 yards and 2 TD rushing in 11 games.
RB Ryan Butler, Princeton- 128 carries, 501 yards, 3.9ypc, 11 TD, 12 catches and 1 TD in 10 games.
RB Sam Franklin, UT Martin- 85 carries, 676 yards, 8.0ypc, 8 TD, 12 catches, 55 yards in 11 games.
RB Joshua Pitsenberger, Yale- 120 carries, 667 yards, 5.6ypc, 7 TD, 1 TD catch in 10 games.
RB Desmond Reid, Western Carolina- 119 carries, 826 yards, 6.9ypc, 4 TD, 21 catches, 212 yards, 1 TD in 10 games.
RB Jerrell Wimbley, Stephen F. Austin- 106 carries, 604 yards, 5.7ypc, 5 TD, 12 catches, 168 yards, 1 TD in 10 games.
WR Seth Anderson, Charleston Southern- 42 catches, 612 yards, 14.6ypc, 7 TD in 10 games.
WR Makai Jackson, Saint Francis (PA)- 80 catches, 920 yards, 11.5ypc, 8 TD in 11 games.
TE Josh Cuevas, Cal Poly- 57 catches, 662 yards, 11.6ypc, 6 TD, 2 TKL in 11 games.
OG Will Diggins, Central Arkansas- Started 11 games at RG, ASUN FOY, 6’4, 315.
OG Chandler Kirton, Austin Peay- Started 11 games at RG, 1st team All-ASUN, 6’0, 289.
OG Jarod Russell, UT Martin- Started 11 games at LG, 2nd team All-OVC, 6-4, 315.
C Nathan Mejia, Sacramento State- Started 11 games at C, 2nd team All-Big Sky, 6’3, 295.
DE Finn Claypool, Drake- 48 TKL, 14.5 TFL, 8 SACKS, 11 QBH, 1 FR, 1 FF in 11 games.
DE Eric O’Neill, Long Island- 51 TKL, 21 TFL, 10 SACKS, 1 PBU, 9 QBH, 2 FF in 11 games.
LB Mason Woods, Towson- 77 TKL, 5.5 TFL, 1.5 SACKS, 1 INT, 3 PBU in 11 games.
CB Wedner Cadet, Georgetown- 35 TKL, 5 INT, 6 PBU, 1 FR in 10 games.
CB Travis Hunter, Jackson State- 12 TKL, 2 INT, 1 FR, 13 ctaches, 140 yards, 10.7ypc, 2 TD in 6 games.
CB Jalen Jones, William & Mary- 19 TKL, 1 TFL, 4 INT, 7 PBU, 1 FR in 10 games.
S Rex Connors, UC Davis- 92 TKL, 4 TFL, 5 INT, 5 PBU in 10 games.
S Eli Ennis, Nicholls State- 45 TKL, 10 TFL, 2.5 SACKS, 4 PBU, 7 QBH, 1 FF, 1 SAF in 9 games.
S Adrian Maddox, Alabama State- 41 TKL, 6 TFL, 1 SACK, 2 INT, 1 QBH, 1 FR, 1 BLK in 9 games.
P Patrick Rohrbach, Montana- 40 punts, 1846 yards, 46.1avg, 68 long, 4 TB, 14 FC, 16 I20, 14 50+ 11 games.