12th Annual STAA All-America Program

The STAA All-America competition recognizes the most outstanding collegiate radio and TV sports broadcasters. Our mission is to encourage every collegiate sportscaster to strive to achieve their best.

The Jim Nantz Award is presented every spring to the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sportscaster. The award is named in honor of the award winning CBS sports broadcaster who exemplifies the best of our industry on and off the air.

2020 Jim Nantz Award Winner

Scotty Gange, Sr, Arizona State
The nation’s most outstanding collegiate sports broadcaster for 2020.

2020 Jim Nantz Award Preshow

2019 Jim Nantz Award winner Drew Carter with a special message for Scotty Gange.

2020 STAA All-Americans


Evan Hughes
Jr, Virginia Tech


Jonah Karp
Sr, Syracuse


Mary Kate Hamilton
Sr, Indiana


Brendan Hartlove
Jr, Maryland


Emmanuel Berbari
Jr, Fordham

Top 20

  1. Scotty Gange (Arizona State, Sr)
  2. Evan Hughes (Virginia Tech, Jr)
  3. Jonah Karp (Syracuse, Sr)
  4. Mary Kate Hamilton (Indiana, Sr)
  5. Brendan Hartlove (Maryland, Jr)
  6. Emmanuel Berbari (Fordham, Jr)
  7. Miles Klotz (Iowa, Jr)
  8. David Korzeniowski (Notre Dame, Sr)
  9. Tim Leonard (Syracuse, Sr)
  10. Javik Blake (Elon, Fr)
  11. Myan Patel (Georgia, Sr)
  12. Kirsten Krull (St. Cloud State, Sr)
  13. Gray Robertson (Alabama, Sr)
  14. Mike Folta (Purdue, Sr)
  15. Mason Horodyski (Syracuse, Sr)
  16. Jenna Fink (Syracuse, Jr)
  17. Will Scott (Syracuse, Jr)
  18. Spencer McLaughlin (Santa Clara, Sr)
  19. Jack Lido (Northwestern, Jr)
  20. Jack Kizer (Ball State, Sr)

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Cory Berberian (Syracuse, Jr), Lyle Goldstein (Arizona State, Sr), Chelsea Groves (Butler, Sr), Nathalie Jones (Missouri, Sr), Cameron Macaulay (Syracuse, Jr), Tyler Manion (Arizona State, Jr), TJ Mathewson (Arizona State, Sr), Jaron May (Syracuse, So), Jack McMullen (Syracuse, Sr), JD Raucci (Syracuse, Sr), Austin Render (Indiana, Jr), Casey Roehl (Indiana, Sr), Brandon Ross (Syracuse, Sr), Sam Rothman (Syracuse, Sr), Josh Schaefer (ASU, Sr), Justin Sontupe (Rutgers, Sr), Corey Spector (Syracuse, Jr), Ryan Urquhart (Florida, Sr), Frankie Vernouski (Syracuse, Sr), Sam Weismann (Cal, Sr), Jackson Zuber (ASU, So)

2020 Jim Nantz Award Judges

Josh Appel, 2016 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Adam Cavalier, 2009 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Katie Emmer, 2018 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Alex Faust, 2011 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Kevin Fitzgerald, 2014 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Eric Gallanty, 2015 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Nate Gatter, 2017 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Ross Lippman, 2013 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Bill Spaulding, 2012 Jim Nantz Award Winner