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2005 FCS Payton, Robinson and Buchanan Award Voting

Walter Payton Award
Name School 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Erik Meyer Eastern Washington 33 18 17 16 13 333
Ricky Santos New Hampshire 31 27 11 13 6 328
Nick Hartigan Brown 11 16 15 14 13 205
Bruce Eugene Grambling State 16 12 13 10 10 197
Barrick Nealy Tennessee State 6 5 10 6 8 100
Richie Williams Appalachian State 5 6 11 3 11 99
Dave Ball New Hampshire 1 4 7 17 8 84
Joe Rubin Portland State 0 5 9 8 7 70
Travis Lulay Montana State 4 3 4 8 5 65
Laurent Robinson Illinois State 1 2 6 4 4 43
Jermaine Austin Georgia Southern 1 5 0 3 7 38
Joel Sambursky Southern Illinois 1 4 2 4 3 38
Steve Silva Holy Cross 1 2 4 1 9 36
Ingle Martin Furman 2 3 1 1 3 30
Omar Cuff Delaware 0 1 3 3 2 21
Lex Hillard Montana 0 0 0 1 2 4
*Josh Johnson San Diego 0 0 0 1 0 2
*Eric Kimble Eastern Washington 0 0 0 0 1 1
*Scott Phaydavong Drake 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Buck Buchanan Award
Name School 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Chris Gocong Cal Poly 44 21 11 6 10 359
Brent Hawkins Illinois State 19 22 19 10 6 266
Justin Durant Hampton 13 11 11 8 13 171
Reed Doughty Northern Colorado 5 8 9 13 8 118
Chad Nkang Elon 7 3 5 13 9 97
Jay McCareins Princeton 3 7 6 9 11 90
William Freeman Furman 6 4 8 2 11 85
Maurice Bennett Lafayette 0 5 10 11 11 83
Marques Murrell Appalachian State 2 4 8 5 9 69
Brian Hulea Villanova 2 5 6 8 5 69
Shannon James Massachusetts 4 3 5 6 4 63
Brady Fosmark Weber State 5 5 2 1 1 54
Cameron Siskowic Illinois State 0 4 5 8 5 52
Jeff Charleston Idaho State 2 4 5 2 3 48
Antoine Bullock Duquesne 1 3 2 9 5 46
Zak DeOssie Brown 0 4 1 2 1 24
*Alex Arinsmier Davidson 0 0 0 0 1 1

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Eddie Robinson Award
Name School 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Sean McDonnell New Hampshire 27 23 15 7 9 295
Joe Taylor Hampton 16 23 14 19 7 259
David Bailiff Texas State 7 18 12 18 13 192
Dave Clawson Richmond 13 14 10 6 6 169
Phil Estes Brown 6 5 15 4 11 114
Jay Thomas Nicholls State 11 3 6 5 6 101
Jerry Moore Appalachian State 10 4 3 7 6 95
Jim Harbaugh San Diego 2 2 11 9 15 84
Ron McBride Weber State 3 9 3 8 5 81
Rich Ellerson Cal Poly 6 4 5 2 4 69
Bob Spoo Eastern Illinois 4 2 5 9 8 69
Jon Heacock Youngstown State 2 2 4 5 5 45
Matt Griffin Tennessee-Martin 3 1 6 1 4 43
Melvin Spears Grambling State 1 2 2 5 6 35
Mark Farley Northern Iowa 1 1 1 3 6 24
Dick Biddle Colgate 1 0 1 5 2 20

Sports Network Cup
Team (First-place votes) 2005 Record Points Previous
San Diego (26) 11-1 260 1
Dayton 9-1 232 2
Duquesne 7-3 207 3
Morehead State 8-4 160 4
Marist 7-4 149 6
Drake 6-4 142 5
Central Connecticut State 7-4 107 7
Monmouth 6-4 69 9
Stony Brook 6-5 61 8
Jacksonville 4-4 16 10

Dropped Out: None
Others receiving votes (in order of points, minimum of five required): Albany (15), Wagner (12)

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, 2005, following the final week of the regular season. Postseason play has no effect on the outcome of the awards.


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