Jim Nantz Award

The Jim Nantz Award, presented annually to the nation's top college student sportscaster, is voted on by working professionals under the umbrella of Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA). STAA president Jon Chelesnik presents the Nantz Award at the NSMA Awards Banquet, and Jim Nantz provides a congratulatory video message right after the presentation.

You can watch a story on the history of the Nantz Award, as well as interviews with the 2011-2019 winners here.

NANTZ AWARD WINNERS

2021 - Evan Hughes - Senior - Virginia TechProvided by Evan Hughes
2020 - Scotty Gange - Senior - Arizona State UniversityProvided by Scotty Gange
2019 - Drew Carter - Senior - Syracuse University
Bob Leverone Photo
Bob Leverone Photo
2018 - Katie Emmer - Senior - St. Cloud State University
Bob Leverone Photo
Bob Leverone Photo
2017 - Nate Gatter - Junior - University of Missouri
Brian Westerholt Photo
Brian Westerholt Photo
2016 - Josh Appel - Senior - University of South Florida
Sean Meyers Photography
Sean Meyers Photography
2015 - Eric Gallanty - Senior - Syracuse University
Sean Meyers Photography
Sean Meyers Photography
2014 - Kevin Fitzgerald - Senior - Syracuse University
Sean Meyers Photography
Sean Meyers Photography
2013 - Ross Lippman - Senior - Emerson College
Sean Meyers Photography
Sean Meyers Photography
2012 - Bill Spaulding - Junior - Syracuse University
Sean Meyers Photography
Sean Meyers Photography
2011 - Alex Faust - Junior - Northeastern University
NSSA File Photo
NSSA File Photo
2010 - John Twork - Senior - Eastern Illinois University
2009 - Adam Cavalier - Senior - Marshall University