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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - JANUARY 10: Justin Shaffer #54 of the Georgia Bulldogs reacts after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 33-18 during the 2022 CFP National Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 10, 2022 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

The states of Georgia and South Carolina will be represented at the ESPY Awards this year. The University of Georgia and the Atlanta Braves are both nominated in the Best Team Category.

South Carolina’s Aliyah Boston is also up for Best College Athlete in Women’s Sports.


  • Golden State Warriors, NBA
  • Chicago Sky, WNBA
  • Atlanta Braves, MLB
  • Los Angeles Rams, NFL
  • Oklahoma Sooners, NCAA Softball
  • Georgia Bulldogs, NCAA Football
  • Colorado Avalanche, NHL


  • Aliyah Boston, South Carolina Women’s Basketball
  • Jaelin Howell, Florida State Soccer
  • Jocelyn Alo, Oklahoma Softball
  • Charlotte North, Boston College Lacrosse


  • Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels
  • Bryce Harper, Philadelphia Phillies
  • Aaron Judge, New York Yankees
  • Jorge Soler, Atlanta Braves

Fans can vote until Sunday, July 17 at 8 p.m. The ESPYS will be held on Wednesday, July 20 at 8 p.m. and broadcast on ABC. You can check out the entire list of nominees below.

The 2022 ESPYS Nominees

BEST ATHLETE, MEN'S SPORTS Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers BEST ATHLETE, WOMEN'S SPORTS Oksana Masters, Cross Country Skiing, Road Cycling, Biathlon Sunisa Lee, Gymnastics Katie Ledecky, Swimming Candace Parker, Chicago Sky BEST BREAKTHROUGH ATHLETE Trinity Rodman, Washington Spirit Eileen Gu, Skier ...