10th Annual Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Awards Honorees

These coaches were among many who were selected for as Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Honorees

These coaches were among many who were selected as Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Honorees.

On January 29, 2015, the Fritz Pollard Alliance Foundation will hold its 10thAnnual Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Awards Reception, at which we will honor high school students, NCAA coaches, NFL coaches and front office executives, and a ground-breaking MLB executive.

The list of honorees follows:

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Honorees – NFL

Katie Blackburn, Executive Vice President, Cincinnati Bengals

Jimmy Raye III, Vice President of Football Operations, Indianapolis Colts

Cedric Saunders, Vice President of Football Operations, Detroit Lions

Sheldon White, Vice President of Pro Personnel, Detroit Lions

Omar Khan, Director of Football and Business Administration, Pittsburgh Steelers

Ozzie Newsome, General Manager and Executive Vice President, Baltimore Ravens

Martin Mayhew, Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager, Detroit Lions

Mike Tomlin, Head Coach, Pittsburgh Steelers

Jim Caldwell, Head Coach, Detroit Lions

Marvin Lewis, Head Coach, Cincinnati Bengals

Ron Rivera, Head Coach, Carolina Panthers

 

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Honorees – NCAA

Dino Babers, Bowling Green State University

James Franklin, Penn State University

Turner Gill, Liberty University

Lee Hull, Morgan State University

Ruffin McNeill, East Carolina University

Ken Niumatalolo, U.S.  Naval Academy

Bob Owens, Chapman College

Latrell Scott, Virginia State University

David Shaw, Stanford University

Willie Slater, Tuskegee University

Charlie Strong, University of Texas

Kevin Sumlin, Texas A&M University

Everett Withers, James Madison University

 

Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Honorees – Student Honorees

Arizona Area High School Honorees

Nick Carman, OL, Mountain Pointe High School

Cade Cote, OL, Williams Field High School

Tyrek Cross, RB, Mountain Pointe High School

Ryan DeLung, Mountain Ridge High School

Naz Greer, QB, Marcos de Niza High School

Igbinoghodua Isibor, DL, St. Mary’s Catholic High School

Christian Kirk, RB/WR Saguaro High School

Gabriel Losada, QB, St. Mary’s Catholic High School

Luke Nguyen, WR, Marcos de Niza High School

Ryan Parentau, DB, Boulder Creek High School

Bryce Perkins, QB, Chandler High School

Joey Smith, RB, Sunnyslope High School

Ryan Velez, RB, Brophy College Preparatory

JW Windsor, DL, Chandler High School

Dedrick Young, RB/LB Centennial High School

 

Wharton Sports Business Academy Scholars

Nadia Jones

Jada Allender

 

Paul J. Tagliabue Award

Wendy Lewis, Senior Vice President of Diversity and Strategic Alliances, Major League Baseball

Ray Anderson, Vice President for University Athletics and Athletic Director, Arizona State University

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