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Sporting News College Football Coach of the Year
Silver Anniversary Awards
Given forthe top collegiate football coach in the country
CountryUnited States
Presented bySporting News
First award1963
Most recentKirby Smart, Georgia

The Sporting News College Football Coach of the Year Award is an award that is given annually to NCAA college football's national coach of the year. The Sporting News (now known as Sporting News) established the award beginning in 1963.[1]

TSN National Coach of the Year

In the long history of this award, only four coaches have won it twice: Darrell Royal with Texas in 1963 and 1969, Lou Holtz in 1977 with Arkansas and 1988 with Notre Dame, Dennis Erickson in 1992 with Miami and 2000 with Oregon State, and Gary Patterson in 2009 and 2014 with TCU. The only tie for the award came in 2013, with Auburn's Gus Malzahn and Duke's David Cutcliffe sharing honors.


Year Coach School
1963 Darrell Royal Texas
1964 Frank Broyles Arkansas
1965 Duffy Daugherty Michigan State
1966 Ara Parseghian Notre Dame
1967 John Pont Indiana
1968 Woody Hayes Ohio State
1969 Darrell Royal Texas
1970 John Ralston Stanford
1971 Chuck Fairbanks Oklahoma
1972 John McKay USC
1973 Barry Switzer Oklahoma
1974 Jerry Claiborne Maryland
1975 Emory Bellard Texas A&M
1976 Johnny Majors Pittsburgh
1977 Lou Holtz Arkansas
1978 Darryl Rogers Michigan State
1979 John Mackovic Wake Forest
1980 Vince Dooley Georgia
1981 Hayden Fry Iowa
1982 George MacIntyre Vanderbilt
1983 Mike White Illinois
1984 Jim Wacker TCU
1985 Bo Schembechler Michigan
1986 John Cooper Arizona State
1987 Dick MacPherson Syracuse
1988 Lou Holtz Notre Dame
1989 None None
1990 Bobby Ross Georgia Tech
1991 Don James Washington
1992 Dennis Erickson Miami (FL)
1993 Terry Bowden Auburn
1994 Rich Brooks Oregon
1995 Gary Barnett Northwestern
1996 Bruce Snyder Arizona State
1997 Mike Price Washington State
1998 Phillip Fulmer Tennessee
1999 June Jones Hawaii
2000 Dennis Erickson Oregon State
2001 Ralph Friedgen Maryland
2002 Jim Tressel Ohio State
2003 Urban Meyer Utah
2004 Tommy Tuberville Auburn
2005 Joe Paterno Penn State
2006 Jim Grobe Wake Forest
2007 Mark Mangino Kansas
2008 Nick Saban Alabama
2009 Gary Patterson TCU
2010 Chip Kelly Oregon
2011 Bill Snyder Kansas State
2012 Brian Kelly Notre Dame
2013 Gus Malzahn
David Cutcliffe
2014 Gary Patterson TCU
2015 Dabo Swinney Clemson
2016 James Franklin Penn State
2017 Kirby Smart Georgia
2018 Bill Clark UAB

See also


  1. ^ "Sporting News Archives". Retrieved March 27, 2009.

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