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2003 FCS Payton, Robinson and Buchanan Award Voting

Walter Payton Award
Name School 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Jamaal Branch Colgate 35 23 10 6 1 310
Bruce Eugene Grambling State 17 22 15 8 3 237
Andy Hall Delaware 17 18 13 9 5 219
Vick King McNeese State 4 8 6 3 6 82
Charles Anthony Tennessee State 5 4 5 5 8 74
Russ Michna Western Illinois 4 2 5 6 6 61
Efrem Hill Samford 3 1 7 7 4 58
Jason Murrietta Northern Arizona 0 0 6 15 10 58
Quincy Richard Southern 0 5 5 5 10 55
Rob Giancola Valparaiso 1 3 4 7 5 48
Allen Suber Bethune-Cookman 4 1 4 4 4 48
Alvin Cowan Yale 1 1 2 7 12 41
Kirwin Watson Fordham 0 0 3 6 9 30
Terrance Freeney Northern Iowa 1 1 3 2 4 26
Jermaine Austin Georgia Southern 0 2 1 2 2 17
Marcus Williams Maine 0 1 2 0 3 13
*B.J. Sams McNeese State 0 0 3 0 0 3

Buck Buchanan Award
Name School 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Jared Allen Idaho State 28 15 9 9 8 253
Boomer Grigsby Illinois State 13 16 16 5 6 193
Matt Nelson Wofford 10 9 11 16 9 160
Roderick Royal McNeese State 5 9 8 10 9 114
Lee Russell Western Illinois 7 9 5 3 13 105
Steve Baggs Bethune-Cookman 8 5 4 4 4 84
Shawn Johnson Delaware 3 7 6 7 9 84
Kane Ioane Montana State 2 7 2 7 8 66
Liam Ezekiel Northeastern 5 1 3 4 4 50
Tem Lukabu Colgate 1 5 5 3 3 49
K.T. Stovall Appalachian State 2 2 4 8 2 48
Dante Balestracci Harvard 0 2 7 5 6 45
Nick Ricks Eastern Illinois 3 2 5 1 4 44
Joe Sentipal Monmouth 4 1 2 5 1 41
Jordan Beck Cal Poly 1 1 5 3 2 32
Alexis Moreland Southern Illinois 0 1 0 2 4 12

Eddie Robinson Award
Name School 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Mike Ayers Wofford 24 17 8 4 12 232
Jerry Kill Southern Illinois 23 17 5 5 6 214
Dick Biddle Colgate 18 11 10 13 6 196
K.C. Keeler Delaware 4 9 14 20 9 147
Tommy Tate McNeese State 6 7 8 12 9 115
Howard Schnellenberger Florida Atlantic 4 7 11 6 10 103
George Small North Carolina A&T 5 5 8 3 5 80
Al Bagnoli Pennsylvania 1 7 8 6 3 72
Jack Crowe Jacksonville State 2 3 3 2 7 42
Mark Farley Northen Iowa 0 2 7 3 1 37
Mark Whipple Massachusetts 2 1 2 4 4 32
Kevin Callahan Monmouth 1 2 3 2 2 28
Doug Williams Grambling State 0 1 0 6 9 25
Jerome Souers Northern Arizona 1 3 1 1 2 24
Charlie Coe Alabama State 1 0 2 3 3 20
Pete Richardson Southern 0 0 2 2 3 13

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Note: Voting was conducted by a panel of 91 FCS media members and media relations professionals. A first-place vote is worth five points, a second- place vote is worth four points, a third-place vote is worth three points, a fourth-place vote is worth two points, and a fifth-place vote is worth one point. Voters received a ballot with stats and information for each of the 16 finalists for all three awards. Votes were due by Wednesday, November 26, 2003, following the final week of the regular season. Postseason play has no effect on the outcome of the awards.