Homer Rice Award

2018 Homer Rice Award Winner – Former Texas A&M Athletics Director Bill Byrne
(pictured with son and Alabama Athletics Director Greg Byrne, wife Marilyn, and LEAD1 President and CEO Tom McMillen)

The Homer Rice Award is presented annually to an FBS Director of Athletics.

Criteria for the award:

The recipient:

  • Must have served as a Director of Athletics for at least 10 years
  • Must have made significant and meaningful contributions to intercollegiate athletics
  • Must have been retired from an FBS Athletics Director’s position for at least one year
2018 Recipient
Bill Byrne
Director of Athletics - Texas A&M University, University of Nebraska, University of Oregon
Previous Recipients