AFCA Coach of the Year Award Winners

Award Winners

Award Winners Table
Year Coach School W L T Pct Notes
2014Gary PattersonTexas Christian1210.923
2013David CutcliffeDuke1040.714
2012Brian KellyNotre Dame1210.923
2011Les MilesLouisiana State1310.929
2010Chip KellyOregon1210.923
2009Gary PattersonTexas Christian1210.923
2008Kyle WhittinghamUtah13001.000
2007Mark ManginoKansas1210.923
2006Jim GrobeWake Forest1130.786
2005Joe PaternoPenn State1110.917
2004Tommy TubervilleAuburn13001.000
2003Pete CarrollSouthern California1210.923
2002Jim TresselOhio State14001.000
2001Ralph Friedgen (tie)Maryland1020.833
2001Larry Coker (tie)Miami (FL)12001.000
2000Bob StoopsOklahoma13001.000
1999Frank BeamerVirginia Tech1110.917
1998Phillip FulmerTennessee13001.000
1997Lloyd CarrMichigan12001.000
1996Bruce SnyderArizona State1110.917
1995Gary BarnettNorthwestern1020.833
1994Tom OsborneNebraska13001.000
1993Barry AlvarezWisconsin1011.875
1992Gene StallingsAlabama13001.000
1991Bill LewisEast Carolina1110.917
1990Bobby RossGeorgia Tech1101.958
1989Bill McCartneyColorado1110.917
1988Don NehlenWest Virginia1110.917
1987Dick MacPhersonSyracuse1101.958
1986Joe PaternoPenn State12001.000
1985Fisher DeBerryAir Force1210.923
1984LaVell EdwardsBrigham Young13001.000
1983Ken HatfieldAir Force1020.833
1982Joe PaternoPenn State1110.917
1981Danny FordClemson12001.000
1980Vince DooleyGeorgia12001.000
1979Earle BruceOhio State1110.917
1978Joe PaternoPenn State1110.917
1977Don JamesWashington840.667record adjusted to 10-2-0 by NCAA
1976Johnny MajorsPittsburgh12001.000
1975Frank KushArizona State12001.000
1974Grant TeaffBaylor840.667
1973Bear BryantAlabama1110.917
1972John McKaySouthern California12001.000
1971Bear BryantAlabama1110.917
1970Darrell Royal (tie)Texas1010.909
1970Charles McClendon (tie)Louisiana State930.750
1969Bo SchembechlerMichigan830.727
1968Joe PaternoPenn State11001.000
1967John PontIndiana920.818
1966Thomas CahillArmy820.800
1965Tommy ProthroUCLA821.773
1964Frank Broyles (tie)Arkansas11001.000
1964Ara Parseghian (tie)Notre Dame910.900
1963Darrell RoyalTexas11001.000
1962John McKaySouthern California11001.000
1961Bear BryantAlabama11001.000
1960Murray WarmathMinnesota820.800
1959Ben SchwartzwalderSyracuse11001.000
1958Paul DietzelLouisiana State11001.000
1957Woody HayesOhio State910.900
1956Bowden WyattTennessee1010.909
1955Duffy DaughertyMichigan State910.900
1954Red SandersUCLA9001.000
1953Jim TatumMaryland1010.909
1952Biggie MunnMichigan State9001.000
1951Chuck TaylorStanford920.818
1950Charles CaldwellPrinceton9001.000
1949Bud WilkinsonOklahoma11001.000
1948Bennie OosterbaanMichigan9001.000
1947Fritz CrislerMichigan10001.000
1946Red BlaikArmy901.950
1945Bo McMillinIndiana901.950
1944Carroll WiddoesOhio State9001.000
1943Amos Alonzo StaggPacific720.778
1942William AlexanderGeorgia Tech920.818
1941Frank LeahyNotre Dame801.944
1940Clark ShaughnessyStanford10001.000
1939Edward AndersonIowa611.813
1938Bill KernCarnegie Mellon
1937Hook MylinLafayette
1936Dick HarlowHarvard
1935Pappy WaldorfNorthwestern431.563
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