Good news guys! Alvin Kamara won the 2021 Jim Finks MEDIA Appreciation Award for the second time. This is a prestigious award which usually given in honor of the late General Manager of New Orleans Saints and recognizes players working with reporters. Though this is seasonal and the 2021 Award was won by Kamala who was also the winner of this award in 2020 and joined the previous saint defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins as the consecutive winner of this award.
For the Jim Finks Media Appreciation Award over 20 media members frequently cover the team votes. Among these members, you will get some reputed names like WDSU sports anchors Sharief Ishak and Fletcher McKell who also voted for this award.
Each of the first five seasons of the NFL Pro Bowl team. Winners before Jim Finks Media Appreciation Award: 2021 OG Wally Williams 2002 WR Joe Horn 2003K John Kearney 2004 TE Arnie Conwell 2005 OT Wayne Gandy 2006 QB Drew Breeze 2007 LB Scott Fujita 2008 RB Deuce McAllister 2009 OT John Stinchcomb2010 LB Scott Shanle2011 S Malcolm Jenkins2012 OT Zach Strief Galette2014 OT Zach Strief2015 S Kenny Vaccaro2016 WR Willie Snead IV2017 DT Sheldon Rankins2018 DT Sheldon Rankins2019 OT Terron Armstead2020 Alvin Kamara.
New Orleans Highlights
- New Orleans Saints, resonant Alvin Kamara, won the 2021 Jim Finks Media Appreciation Award.
- Awarded in honor of the late General Manager of New Orleans Saints, this award identifies players who have assisted work with reporters during the season.
- Alvin Kamala won this Jim FINKS award in 2020 and joined the former saint defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins as the second successive winner.
- Popular WDSU sports anchors Fletcher Mackel and Sharief Ishaq are also the voters of this award.
- 20 Plus media members who frequently cover the team will vote for the Jim Finks Media Appreciation Awards.
- Alvin Kamala, a current topic for the 3rd round of 2017 from the University of Tennessee, formed the NFL Pro Bowl team in each of the first five seasons.
Previous Winners of the Jim Finks Media Appreciation Awards:
2001 OG Wally Williams
2002WR Joe Horn
2003 K John Carney
2004 TE Ernie Conwell
2005OT Wayne Gandhi
2006 QB Drew Brees
2007LB Scott Fujita
2008 RB Deuce McAllister
2009 OT Jon Stinchcomb
2010LB Scott Shanle
2011 S Malcolm Jenkins
2012OT Sachs Trief
2013LB Junior Galette
2014 OT Sachs Trief
2015 S Kenny Vaccaro
2016WR Willy Need IV
2017 DT Sheldon Rankins
2018 DT Sheldon Rankins
2019 OT Terron Armstead
New Orleans nominated Alvin Kamara as the 67th inclusive draft pick in the 3rd round of the 2017 NFL Draft. As a beginner, Kamara earned the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Award after starting 16 games and accountancy for 728 rushings and 826 receiving yards, and 14 total touchdowns.
The All-Pro running back has amassed 4,060 rushing and 3,179 receiving yards, and 67 total touchdowns with records 47 rushings, 19 receiving, 1 return in his five seasons with the Saints organization.