Nominate a Player
Thank you for your interest in nominating a deserving college football student-athlete for the 2023 Comeback Player of the Year Award, presented by the College Sports Communicators (formerly CoSIDA). Before you proceed, please review the requirements below to make sure you are eligible to nominate the player.
- Player must be on the active roster of an intercollegiate college football varsity team from the following divisions: Division 1-3, JUCO or NAIA.
- Player must be “coming back” from some adversity (injury, illness, family, etc) – ideally from last year
- You must be a member of a college sports information department. If you are a friend or family member of the player, please contact his school’s sports information department to nominate him.
- Once a player is nominated, there is no need to nominate them again. There is also no need to wait until they take the field. They will receive consideration for our Watch Lists throughout the season. If there is a dramatic change to their story, you can send us an update via email to