College football awards: List of winners, reactions from Thursday's show
The regular season for college football has officially ended and the best players in the country at their respective positions have separated themselves from their peers, not just with their on-field play but now with name recognition.
Here are the finalists, listed alphabetically by the name of each award.
We will also have a running list of the winners as they are announced on Thursday night.
Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award: Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma, Senior
Jim Thorpe Award: Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama, Junior
Lou Groza Award: Matt Gay, Utah, Junior
Disney Spirit Award: University of Iowa Football Program
Biletnikoff Award: James Washington, Oklahoma State, Senior
Doak Walker Award: Bryce Love, Stanford, Junior
Ray Guy Award: Michael Dickson, Texas, Junior
Outland Trophy: Ed Oliver, Houston, Sophomore
Chuck Bednarik Award: Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama, Junior
Maxwell Award: Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma, Senior
NCAA.com is at the award show in Atlanta, so follow along for updates from the College Football Hall of Fame: