Boston to Orlando to NYC: Williams Heads to CFB Awards Show, then Heisman Trophy Presentation
Dec. 11, 2013
Boston College senior Andre Williams will be part of the 2013 Home Depot College Football Awards Show, which will air live on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 7 - 9 p.m. EST on ESPN.
Williams is one of three finalists for the Doak Walker Award which honors the top running back in the nation.
The 23rd annual awards show - hosted by ESPN Chris Fowler, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, Tom Rinaldi and Samantha Ponder - will originate from the Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney's BoardWalk at the Walt Dinsey World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
College Football Daily, ESPNU's daily college football show hosted by Dari Nowkhah and Samantha Ponder will air from the Boardwalk on Thursday from 1-4 p.m.
College Football Live will air from the red carpet at 5 p.m. on ESPN2 and 5:30 p.m. on ESPNU. Host Dari Nowhkah wil be joined by college football analysts Jesse Palmer and David Pollack.
The Red Carpet Special at The Home Depot College Football Awards - hosted by Nowkhah, Ponder and RInaldi - will air at 6 p.m. on ESPNU. Tune in early as Williams is scheduled for a live interview at 6:05 p.m. The red carpet hosts will return after the show at 9 p.m. for the College Football Awards Recap Special.
In addition to the Doak Walker Award, the Home Depot College Football Awards will also feature the live presentation of the National College Football Awards Association (NFCAA) Contributions to College Football Award, The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award, The Allstate American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team; the Disney Spirit Award; the student-athletes selected to the Walter Camp All-America Team; and Play of the Year as voted on live by viewers.
Viewers can also follow and engage on Twitter using #CFBAwards for news, opinion and behind-the-scenes extras during and leading up to this year's awards show.