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College Football Dawgs, Maxwell Football Club Forge Partnership

College Football Dawgs Strikes Strategic Partnership with Maxwell Football Club

College Football Dawgs (CFD), a premier national sports media outlet, is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with the Maxwell Football Club (MFC), the oldest organization of its kind in America.


Known for its prestigious college football awards, such as the Bednarik Award and the Maxwell Award given to the best all-around player, the MFC has been a cornerstone of college football excellence for more than 89 years. This collaboration aims to enhance the visibility of the MFC through comprehensive marketing efforts and engaging content creation.

Caleb Williams Maxwell Award Club
Photo Credit: Maxwell Football Club- Caleb Williams (USC) with parents holding 2022 Maxwell Award Trophy

The Partnership

"We are beyond honored to collaborate with the Maxwell Football Club, an esteemed organization with such a storied legacy in football," said College Football Dawgs CEO Hunter Dworsky.

"The Maxwell Football Club and the Maxwell Award are just as important and honorable as any other organization and award, including the Heisman Trophy Trust and the Heisman Trophy. This partnership allows us to contribute to their mission of recognizing excellence and fostering community engagement within the football community."

College Football Dawgs COO Collin Sutrick echoed Dworsky's excitement about the partnership.


"By combining our media capabilities with the Maxwell Football Club's dedication to football and community service, we aim to amplify their impact and reach a broader audience," he said. "We look forward to creating compelling content that showcases the club's initiatives and values."

Troy Ahmann, College Football Dawg's Chief Marketing Officer, further explained the value of this partnership:


"The Maxwell Football Club is a treasure trove of searchable content waiting for someone to find it. We are excited to lead the organization into the future. Our marketing team looks forward to the opportunity to help the Maxwell Football Club improve brand recognition and open new avenues to the next generation of college football fans while working towards monetization."


Maxwell Football Club Executive Director Mark Wolpert said partnering with College Football Dawgs will enable the organization to broaden its audience nationally.


"We are excited to partner with College Football Dawgs entering the 2024 season. To have the chance to build the Maxwell brand nationally with a group of young, energetic professionals will drive excitement for our college awards while giving College Football Dawgs the unique opportunity to partner with one of the most established football awards organizations in the country," Wolpert said. "We look forward to a great future together, promoting the great game of college football."

Mark Wolpert giving Maxwell Football Club award to Alabama Football Coach
Photo Credit- Maxwell Football Club

"I want to thank Mark Wolpert for entrusting our staff in this partnership, and we cannot wait to start this journey with his team," Dworsky said. "Together, we aim to inspire the next generation of football enthusiasts and celebrate the achievements of student-athletes across the country."


This partnership marks a significant step in fostering community engagement and recognizing excellence in the world of college football. Both organizations look forward to a fruitful collaboration that will benefit student-athletes and football fans nationwide.



From its inception, the MFC held weekly informal meetings with football officials, coaches and the public to discuss recent games. During these meetings, local high school and college players were honored, making it the first organization to celebrate football talent from the beginner to the professional level.


In 1937, the club awarded its first namesake trophy, and in 1959, following Bell's death, it introduced the Professional Player of the Year Award, known as the Bert Bell Trophy. The MFC continues to recognize and honor outstanding football players, promoting the sport and its values.


Specifics about content and initiatives stemming from this partnership, including podcast shows, graphics, syndication, etc., will be announced prior to the start of the 2024 college football season.



About College Football Dawgs

College Football Dawgs is a prominent media outlet dedicated to providing comprehensive national coverage of college football, including news, analysis, and feature stories. Based in Los Angeles, the outlet has established itself as a trusted source for football enthusiasts nationwide. The team at College Football Dawgs comprises over 120 staff nationwide, including professional writers, podcast producers, and editors with career backgrounds at prominent organizations such as ESPN, CBS Sports, 247Sports, and Newsweek Magazine.

Maxwell Football Club
CEO, Hunter G. Dworsky (right) & COO, Collin J. Sutrick (left)

Launched just one year ago, College Football Dawgs has experienced exponential growth since June 2023. The platform has secured numerous partnerships and sponsorships and gained recognition from nearly all 134 FBS programs. With a growth rate averaging nearly 1,000 percent since its inception, College Football Dawgs continues to expand its influence in the college football media landscape.


About the Maxwell Football Club

The MFC, established in 1935, was created to promote safety in American football. Named after Robert W. “Tiny” Maxwell, a legendary college player, official and sports columnist, the club was founded by Bert Bell, then-owner of the Philadelphia Eagles and later commissioner of the NFL, along with Edwin Pollock.

The club’s primary mission was to recognize talented players early in their careers, a tradition it has upheld for more than three-quarters of a century. Many of its award winners have gone on to achieve legendary status in professional football.

Nick Saban Maxwell Football Club
Photo Credit- Maxwell Football Club
Additional Presented Awards
  • The Reds Bagnell Award is given to an individual who through his efforts has helped to foster and promote the integrity of the game of football.

  • The Jim Henry Award is given to the High School Player of the Year for New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

  • The George Munger Award is presented to the College Coach of The Year.

  • The Earl “Greasy” Neale Award is presented to the top head coach in the NFL.

  • The Chuck Bednarik Award is presented to the best defensive player in college football.

  • The Andy Talley Regional Coach of The Year Award is presented annually to the top prep or college coach in the Northeast region.

  • The Tom Brookshier Spirit Award is awarded when deemed appropriate for a member of the football community best exemplifying extraordinary spirit in overcoming adversity or demonstrating magnanimous service.

  • The Brian Westbrook Regional Player of The Year Award is presented annually to the top collegiate player attending a school in the Northeast Region.

  • The MFC Legends Award is presented to the winner due to their memorable contributions to the game of football.

  • The National High School Player of the Year award was originally given to just one player but changed in 2017 to honor the best high school offensive and defensive players in the nation.

  • The Steinberg DeNicola HUMANITARIAN Award is presented to members of the NFL community recognized for their community and charitable service.

  • The Shaun Alexander Award is presented to the best freshman player in college football.


Editor's Note: This article was updated to reflect the Tropicana Legends Award is now the MFC Legends Award.

View the full press release HERE.

 
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You can become a member of the Maxwell Football Club, by purchasing a membership on the organization's website at https://maxwellfootballclub.org/jointheclub/. As a member, you will enjoy the benefits of voting for awards, attending exclusive events, receiving exclusive deals from the Club's sponsors and partners, and much more.



 

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