JANUARY 15, 2020 - At the Hilton Omaha Hotel - 1001 Cass St, OMAHA, NEBRASKA
The 6th Annual Outland Semi-Finalists Announcement Reception in Omaha made national news! "LIVE FROM OMAHA NEBRASKA," the Greater Omaha Sports Committee Officially will announce the six - eight Semi-Finalists for this year's Outland Award Trophy. The 2019 Outland Watch List has been Announced Click here and from this list it was narrowed to 6-8 Semi-Finalist on Wednesday, November 20 at 7 PM at THE Old Mattress Factory, Downtown 501 N 13th St. Doors will open at 6:00 pm. The Reception was Only $15 to attend. The Outland Trophy Award Dinner's emcee, Greg Sharpe, Voice of the Huskers, was again the event's Master of Ceremonies.
The evening plans include a number of familiar faces in the Omaha Sports Community invited including, Tom Shatel of the Omaha World-Herald, members of the Outland Trophy Award Dinner Committee, Rotary Club of Omaha -Downtown and the Greater Omaha Sports Committee. Husker Greats also were in attendance including Larry Jacobson, Johnny Rodgers, Calvin Jones, Tony Velend and several others. The Outland Dinner Committee would like to thank our Reception Sponsors Werner Enterprises, Coca-Cola, Coors Light, Dos Equis, The Old Mattress Factory and the Omaha World-Herald.
Tickets were only - $15. We are encouraging people to purchase tickets for there will be door prizes through out the night and each ticket includes 2 Beers and Hors d’ oeuvres. We are looking for any help to sell tickets.
The committee offered a silent auction with exciting items! A hint of these items similar to last year include: Autographed items from the KC Chiefs'; Autographed books by Tom Shatel, Creighton Blue Jay Basketball Tickets; Nebraska Basketball Tickets; and more.
The Greater Omaha Sports Committee is excited to have this opportunity to recognize these outstanding players that could become the 74th winner of this prestigious trophy, which is the nation's third oldest college football award. The NFID Outland Trophy Award Dinner Sponsored by Werner Enterprises, hosted by Omaha for 22 years, will be presenting the Outland Trophy again this year, Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, at a banquet in Omaha, Nebraska. These unsung heroes deserve attention and recognition for their hard work, sweat and blood, poured into battle every Saturday for a game that is won or lost in the trenches. The one that rises to be the Best, the unsung hero, the Outland Winner! This Announcement will lead into ESPN's announcement of the three finalists for the 2019 Outland on Monday, November 18, and winner is announced on the Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 5. The NFID Outland Trophy Award Dinner Sponsored by Werner Enterprises will be held in Omaha on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at the Hilton Omaha Hotel Downtown.
For the 23rd consecutive year, Omaha will present the Outland Trophy Award to college football's top interior lineman. This year the NFID Outland Trophy Award Dinner Sponsored by Werner Enterprises and produced by Greater Omaha Sports Committee will be held Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, at 7:00 pm, at the Hilton Omaha Hotel Downtown, 10th & Cass Streets. Tickets are $100.00 and tables of ten sell for $1,000.00, Click Here to Purchase Tickets. Also appearing at the dinner for the 22nd straight year will be the winners of Nebraska's football senior awards - the Novak Trophy, the Chamberlin Trophy, the Cletus Fischer Native Son Award and the New Cornhusker Award. UNL Football Coaches and UNL Assistant Coaches will be invited to attend, and sponsored by Omaha Downtown Rotary, we will honor James Fisher DeBerry retired head football coach at the United States Air Force Academy from 1984 to 2006, compiling a record of 169–109–1 with the 6th Tom Osborne Legacy Award recognizing Coach DeBerry and his contributions to College Football and as a
“Winner On and Off the Field”.