Aaron Schoonmaker

WRAL and related platforms to honor players of the year

Posted November 18, 2013
Updated November 24, 2013

Eric Ebron (85) questions a holding call during the UNC vs. NC State game on November 2, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

For the first time ever, the Capitol Broadcasting Company’s team of sports reporters from TV, radio and the Web will combine to award a Player of the Year in college football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.

There will be a 17-person committee consisting of six radio representatives from 620 The Buzz and 99.9 The Fan ESPN Radio, five from WRAL-TV, three from WRALSportsFan.com and two regular WRAL contributors.

We’ll consider any player across the state of North Carolina who competes at the Division- I level. North Carolina gets win over ECU, 27-6 Slideshow: CBC football Player of the Year nominees

The committee will select five finalists in each of the three sports based on a pool of nominees suggested by the panelists.

The winner will then be determined by a scaled vote (similar to the Heisman) with 1st places votes worth 5 points and 5th place votes worth 1 point.

The good news for you – the fan – is that you will also be involved. A fan vote will be weighted equal to one member of our committee.

Voting begins next Monday, Nov. 25.

The final votes will then be counted based on 17 voters (max points 85) and an honoree named the Monday following the last regular season contest.

For this year’s football season, our panelists have identified, in no particular order, the following semifinalists:

Jamison Crowder Duke
Jeremy Cash Duke
Ross Cockrell Duke
Kelby Brown Duke
Brandon Connette Duke
Shane Carden ECU
Justin Hardy ECU
Chrishon Rose ECU
Tarik Cohen NC A&T
Tazmon Foster NC Central
Adrian Wilkins NC Central
Niklas Sade NC State
Eric Ebron UNC
Kareem Martin UNC
James Hurst UNC
Marquise Williams UNC
Michael Campanaro Wake Forest
Nikita Whitlock Wake Forest

7 Comments

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • Banned by Cowards Nov 21, 2013

    Nice!

  • S.HOLMES Nov 19, 2013

    mike,mark the dummies in the afternoon,tudor,glenn, and so on- the self proclaimed experts- they will figure out a way to screw it up ECU-QB-WR should make it couple of DUKE players the rest should be also rans.

  • StunGunn Nov 19, 2013

    View quoted thread


    Sade is money just about every time he kicks the ball. He'll be playing on Sundays.

  • StunGunn Nov 19, 2013

    Wow - talk about a tough task; there's a lot of deserving athletes on that list.

  • jdupree Nov 19, 2013

    Campanero is the best athlete in the state, not the most athletically gifted, but he has consistantly out performed anyone else.

  • jabparker4 Nov 19, 2013

    Carden should win this right now, no questions asked, he is the best football player right now in NC.

  • 903 Hook em banned Nov 18, 2013

    only one state player on the list and it's the kicker...ouch

  • The Logan Zone

    Today at 11:00 am on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Panthers vs. Minnesota

    Today at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA: The Tour Championship

    Today at 1:30 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL Chicago at Dallas

    Tonight at 8:20 on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Panthers v. Minnesota

    Today at 1:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Chicago at Dallas

    Tonight at 8:30 on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Hurricanes at Washington (Stream only)

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Atlanta at New Orleans

    Tomorrow at 8:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

NFL Scoreboard
Thursday, Sep. 22
Houston0Final
New England27
Sunday, Sep. 25
Arizona 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
Buffalo 
 
Minnesota 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
Carolina 
 
Denver 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
Cincinnati 
 
Detroit 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
Green Bay 
 
Baltimore 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
Jacksonville 
 
Cleveland 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
Miami 
 
Washington 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
NY Giants 
 
Oakland 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST12:00 CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
Tennessee 
 
San Francisco 1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 北京时间1:05 MST3:05 EST3:05 CT0:05 UAE (+1)16:05 ET19:05
Seattle 
 
Los Angeles 1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 北京时间1:05 MST3:05 EST3:05 CT0:05 UAE (+1)16:05 ET19:05
Tampa Bay 
 
San Diego 1:25 PT2:25 MT3:25 CT4:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 北京时间1:25 MST3:25 EST3:25 CT0:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ET19:25
Indianapolis 
 
NY Jets 1:25 PT2:25 MT3:25 CT4:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 北京时间1:25 MST3:25 EST3:25 CT0:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ET19:25
Kansas City 
 
Pittsburgh 1:25 PT2:25 MT3:25 CT4:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 北京时间1:25 MST3:25 EST3:25 CT0:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ET19:25
Philadelphia 
 
Chicago 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 北京时间5:30 MST7:30 EST7:30 CT4:30 UAE (+1)20:30 ET23:30
Dallas 
Monday, Sep. 26
Atlanta 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 北京时间5:30 MST7:30 EST7:30 CT4:30 UAE (+1)20:30 ET23:30
New Orleans 
 
Minor League Baseball
International League
El Paso 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET12:05 GMT
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 
 
ATP Scoreboard
Saturday, Sep. 24
St. Petersburg Open (ATP)
Semifinals
(3) T. Berdych4 4    
(5) A. Zverev6 6    
(1) S. Wawrinka710 6    
(4) R. Bautista A68 2    
 
Moselle Open (ATP)
Semifinals
(1) D. Thiem4 7 6   
(4) G. Simon6 5 3   
(2) D. Goffin66 1    
(3) L. Pouille78 6    
 
WTA Scoreboard
Saturday, Sep. 24
Korea Open (WTA)
Semifinals
(3) S. Zhang0 4    
(5) M. Niculescu6 6    
 
Guangzhou Women's Open (WTA)
Final
(2) J. Jankovic4 6 4   
L. Tsurenko6 3 6   
 
Toray Pan Pacific Open (WTA)
Semifinals
E. Svitolina6 3 2   
N. Osaka1 6 6   
Final
C. Wozniacki7 6    
N. Osaka5 3