Nick Haberer Named to FWAA Freshman All-America Team
DALLAS (Jan. 17, 2022) – Washington State punter Nick Haberer was named to the 2021 FWAA Freshman All-America Team, the Football Writers Association of America announced Monday.
Haberer is WSU's first Freshman All-American since safety Jalen Thompson and running back James William each earned Freshman All-America honors in 2016.
Haberer punted 52 times for 2,225 yards, averaged 42.8 yards-per-punt with 14 punts inside the 20 and five of 50+yards including a long of 60. The native of Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia was second in the Pac-12 in hang time (4.12) and tied for second in the league with 23 punts fair caught. Haberer is the sixth Australian to earn Freshman All-America honor from the FWAA, all of whom are punters.
The panel of nationally-prominent college football experts from the FWAA membership represented each of the FBS conferences along with independents in the selecting the team.
Founded in 1941, the Football Writers Association of America consists of journalists, broadcasters, publicists, photographers and key executives in all areas of college football. The FWAA works to govern media access and gameday operations while presenting awards and honors, including an annual All-America team. For more information about the FWAA and its programs and initiatives, contact Executive Director Steve Richardson at 214-870-6516 or email@example.com.