Houston Sports Awards 2020

The Houston Sports Award
The Houston Sports Awards presented by Insperity was created by The Harris County - Houston Sports Authority to celebrate the most accomplished athletes, coaches, teams, contributors and moments in the Houston Sports Community. The inaugural event was the most exciting, star-studded red-carpet event in the city, and as an exclamation point to the night, we announced the formation of the Houston Sports Hall of Fame and the first inductee class - Earl Campbell, Hakeem Olajuwon and Nolan Ryan. In the spirit of Houston Sports, the 2020 ceremony aims to increase the energy and excitement. LEARN MORE

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This year's nominees are:

Coach of the Year
A.J. Hinch - Houston Astros
Tina Langley - Rice Owls
Bill O'Brien - Houston Texans
Kelvin Sampson - University of Houston

Athlete of the Year
Simone Biles
Alex Bregman
James Harden
Justin Verlander
Deshaun Watson

College Athlete of the Year
Corey Davis - University of Houston
Jalen Hurts - University of Oklahoma
Nicole Lennon - Rice University
Erica Ogwumike - Rice University

High School Athlete of the Year
Devon Achane - Fort Bend Marshall High School Matthew Boling - Strake Jesuit College Preparatory Zach Evans - North Shore High School
Libby Overmyer - Kingwood Park High School

Moment of the Year - presented by McDonalds
Jose Altuve's walk-off home run in Game 6 to clinch the American League Championship
James Harden's 61-point game in 114-100 win at New York Knicks
Kaycee Feild wins 5th Bareback Riding title at Rodeo
Houston Texans beat Patriots for the first time since January 3, 2010

The third annual Houston Sports Awards will celebrate 'A Golden Era' and will honor Carl Lewis, Mary Lou Retton and Rudy Tomjanovich as its third Hall of Fame Class. The Legacy winners are chosen by the Sports Awards Executive Committee with input from the Selection Committee.

The committees are comprised of sportswriters and electronic sports media members who live and work in the Greater Houston area.