The Colorado sports information team led by associated athletic director Dave Plati was named one of the 11 best in the nation Tuesday by the Football Writers Association of America.

The FWAA names its Super 11 each year based on "how press boxes/operations were run, the quality and timeliness of information provided, the amount of information presented and appropriately updated on websites, personal responsiveness to media inquires as well as the accessibility of players, head and assistant coaches," according to a FWAA press release.

The organization also considers how sports information staffs go above and beyond to help the media.

Southern Cal was the only other Pac-12 school to make the list. It has been honored in four of the five years since the award's inception. Georgia has been named each of the five years and Colorado is a multiple-time honoree.

"The significance of this award cannot be overstated in this current climate of limited access and mounting restrictions," said 2014 FWAA President Kirk Bohls.

Here are the winners in alphabetical order: Colorado (Pac-12), Duke (ACC), Fresno State (Mountain West), Georgia (SEC), Middle Tennessee (Conference USA), Nebraska (Big Ten), Ole Miss (SEC), SMU (American Athletic), South Alabama (Sun Belt), Southern California (Pac-12) and Texas Tech (Big 12).


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