Last year, Cole Kelley edged Barriere out for the Walter Payton Award after Barriere won every other major FCS Award.
CHENEY, Wash. — Eastern Washington University (EWU) quarterback Eric Barriere is one of three players up for this year’s Walter Payton Award, which is given to the national offensive player of the year.
According to a press release, Barriere is ranked alongside Southeastern Louisiana QB Cole Kelley and ETSU running back Quay Holmes.
The winner, selected by a 50-member national media panel after the regular season, will be announced at the FCS National Awards Banquet in Frisco, Texas, with a broadcast of the festivities
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