Looking Back at Borregales’ Historic Win of the 2020 Lou Groza Award Presented by the Orange Bowl

Watch History Be Made at the Home Depot College Football Awards

Now that the college football season has concluded, let’s look back at one of the many historic moments that this year provided. Not often does a player from a storied program like the University of Miami get to be the first to accomplish the first of anything, but that is precisely what standout kicker Jose Borregales did. During the Home Depot College Football Awards, the Miami native became the first player in school history to win the Lou Groza Award presented by the Orange Bowl. Click below to watch a lifetime of work come to fruition as Borregales was honored live on ESPN as college football’s finest place-kicker.

Check Out the 29th Annual Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Virtual Awards Celebration

The Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Virtual Awards Celebration honored not only the three Lou Groza Award finalists but also awarded Palm Beach County high school football’s Kicker, Coach, Player, and Team of the Year. The local awards have been a part of Palm Beach County’s rich high school football history since 1992 and have honored current and former NFL standouts like Lamar Jackson, Fred Taylor, Anquan Boldin, and more. Click below to watch the full awards ceremony hosted by ESPN West Palm’s Keli Ferguson.

2019 Lou Groza Award Rewind

While Jose Borregales awaits the NFL Draft in April, let’s take a look back at the 2019 Lou Groza Award banquet which featured a then-NFL hopeful and now standout rookie Rodrigo Blankenship. The University of Georgia product took home the top place-kicking honor against a competitive class of athletes from around the country. Click below to watch a recap of the 2019 banquet that showcased the three finalists and the best of high school football here in Palm Beach County: