The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced the names of the 31 finalists for the 2010 NFF High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards, which will honor one young man from each of the 5 regions of the country, as the best and the brightest for their accomplishments as athletes, scholars and citizens at the high school level.
The five winners, who are now playing college football but are being recognized for their previous accomplishments in high school, will be announced the week of October 4.
Among the finalists is Austin Woodward, who played his high school football at Sheridan High School in Sheridan, Wyo. Woodward is one of 10 West Region finalists vying for the award. He currently is a freshman on the University of Wyoming Football team.