At the team level, one would expect bWAA, fWAA, and eWOPA to correlate at least reasonably strongly with actual team wins over .500.
This might lead one to expect bWAA to correlate somewhat more strongly to actual team wins than either fWAA or eWOPA.
* Both bWAA and fWAA for relief pitchers incorporate the leverage in which relief pitchers pitched.
Horned Frogs wide receiver Josh Doctson was on the FWAA
first team and placekicker Jaden Oberkrom is on the second team.
Previously he was honored with the Eddie Robinson Award from the FWAA
That's essentially what the FWAA did, and I think the organization got it right.
The Grantland Rice Trophy isn't tied to the winner of the BCS Championship game; one year earlier, when LSU won the BCS title, the FWAA awarded its national championship to Pete Carroll's boys.
When the FWAA committee convened, stripping the title from USC was the fairly easy part.
UO coach Chip Kelly was also recognized by the FWAA, earning the award for top first-year head coach in the FBS.
The FWAA freshman award was his third such all-America honor of the postseason.
Only two other Ducks have garnered freshman all-America status from the FWAA: Haloti Ngata (2002) and Max Unger (2005).
In releasing the information on the finalists for the Nagurski Award, the FWAA
listed Ngata as a candidate for the Outland Trophy, which the same organization presents to the top interior lineman.