The ESPY Awards will be hosted by Samuel L. Jackson on ESPN Wednesday, July 10 at 9 p.m. ET.
The winners will be chosen by the ESPY Awards Academy, which includes Hall of Fame athletes and coaches as well as nationally recognized print and broadcast sports journalists representing every major outlet.
The other nominees in this catagory are:
- New England quarterback Tom Brady
- St. Louis quarterback Kurt Warner
- St. Louis running back Marshall Faulk
- Green Bay quarterback Brett Favre
- Kansas City running back Priest Holmes
- Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis
- Chicagolinebacker Brian Urlacher
The full list of ESPY award catagories can be found at ESPN's ESPY Awards site