New York, N.Y. (December 10, 2014) – The John Mackey Award has announced Nick O’Leary of Florida State as the 2014 John Mackey Award recipient. The John Mackey Award trophy will be presented to O’Leary on December 11th, live on ESPNU, at 6:00 pm EST on The Red Carpet Special at The Home Depot College Football Awards.
In his four years playing at Florida State, O’Leary has established a reputation for his elite blocking ability and strong receiving prowess and 2014 was another outstanding year for him. The senior recorded 47 receptions for 614 yards & seven touchdowns and his outstanding blocking helped Florida State average 34.8 points and 434.7 yards of total offense. Nick will now lead his team to the Rose Bowl and a shot at the College Football Playoff National Championship.
In addition to winning the Mackey Award, O’Leary was named a Midseason First Team All-American by Phil Steele, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, CBSSports.com and NFL.com. He has also earned First-Team All-ACC honors. O’Leary has totaled ...continue for complete press release