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TCU’s Patterson Wins Bryant Award

TCU’s Gary Patterson won the 2014 Paul W. ‘Bear’ Bryant Award, as the nation’s College Football Coach of the Year, presented by Bryant’s grandson Marc Bryant Tyson in Houston on Wednesday. More than 290 members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association voted on the award. The Houston chapter of the American Heart Association puts […]

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NSSA: A 50+ year love affair with Salisbury

By Ron Morris Many of the nation’s most talented broadcasters and writers have gathered in Salisbury for more than 50 years to continue a remarkable love affair between the city and the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The affair morphed over five decades into the perfect marriage of a city willing to serve as the […]

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Raftery, Schaap, McCoy, Visser Elected to NSSA Hall of Fame

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association has announced that Bill Raftery, Dick Schaap, Hal McCoy and Lesley Visser are part of the largest class of inductees in the organization’s 56-year history. They will be enshrined during the NSSA’s annual awards banquet, June 8, 2015 in Salisbury, NC. Joining the Hall of Fame quartet as honorees […]

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Finalists Named For 2014 Bryant Award

HOUSTON (Dec. 16, 2014) – American Heart Association (AHA) and Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards’ Title Sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation are pleased to announce the contenders for the 2014 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award. Based on these coaches’ performance on and off the field in 2014, the following college football coaches are finalists […]

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Thanks To Latest 73 Members, New or Renewed

This is the busy season for NSSA memberships, both new and renewed. We’d like to thank all 72 of you who have signed up, whether for another year or your first year. And a special thank you to Todd Ellis, the radio voice of the South Carolina Gamecocks, who is NSSA’s newest lifetime member! Below […]

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Aaron Rodgers Wins November Hickok Belt™ Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ROCHESTER, NY— Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been selected as the Hickok Belt Award winner for the month of November 2014. Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). Rodgers was selected due to his incredible performance throughout the month of […]

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