11th 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 collegiate sportscasters to strive to achieve their best.

Each spring, the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sportscaster is presented the Jim Nantz Award, named in honor of the award winning CBS sports broadcaster.

2019 Jim Nantz Award Winner

Drew Carter, Sr, Syracuse University
The nation’s most outstanding collegiate sports broadcaster for 2019.

Demo Sample

Award presentation at the annual NSMA awards banquet in Winston-Salem, NC.

2019 Jim Nantz Award Announcement

2018 Jim Nantz Award winner Katie Emmer with a special message for Drew Carter.

2019 STAA All-Americans


Noah Eagle
Sr, Syracuse University


Alexa Shaw
Sr, TCU


Jonah Karp
Jr, Syracuse


Ryan Urquhart
Jr, Florida


David Korzeniowski
Jr, Notre Dame

Top 20

  1. Drew Carter (Syracuse, Sr)
  2. Noah Eagle (Syracuse, Sr)
  3. Alexa Shaw (TCU, Sr)
  4. Jonah Karp (Syracuse, Jr)
  5. Ryan Urquhart  (Florida, Jr)
  6. David Korzeniowski  (Notre Dame, Jr)
  7. Matt Jarecki (North Arizona, Sr)
  8. Jack Kizer (Ball State, Jr)
  9. Blake DeVine (Florida State, Sr)
  10. Miles Klotz (Iowa, So)
  11. Cooper Boardman (Syracuse, So)
  12. Joe Scarrella (St. Cloud State, Sr)
  13. Jonathon Hoppe (Syracuse Jr)
  14. Eliav Gabay (Arizona State, Sr)
  15. Nick Walters (Texas, Sr)
  16. Scotty Gange (Arizona State, So)
  17. Paris Lawson (Belmont, Sr)
  18. JD Raucci (Syracuse, Jr)
  19. Josh Schaefer (Arizona State, Jr)
  20. Casey Roehl (Indiana, Jr)

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Tyler Aki (Syracuse, Sr), Ryan Connell (Hofstra, Sr), Dylan Coyle (Temple, So), Paul Fritschner (Xavier, Sr), Gabe Genovesi (Ohio, Sr), Griffin Gonzalez (Indiana, Fr), Dana Grey (Syracuse, Sr), Noah Gross (Maryland, Sr), Chancellor Johnson (Arizona State, Sr), TJ Mathewson (Arizona State, Jr), Blaine McCormick (Arizona State, Sr), John McMullen (Syracuse, Sr), Jason Ross (Lawrence Technical University, Jr), Will Scott (Syracuse, So), Corey Spector (Syracuse, So)

2019 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