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AP Coach of the Year Award Winners

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Winners

Year Coach School W L T Pct Notes
2012 Brian Kelly Notre Dame 12 1 0 .923
2011 Les Miles Louisiana State 13 1 0 .929
2010 Chip Kelly Oregon 12 1 0 .923
2009 Gary Patterson Texas Christian 12 1 0 .923
2008 Nick Saban Alabama 12 2 0 .857
2007 Mark Mangino Kansas 12 1 0 .923
2006 Jim Grobe Wake Forest 11 3 0 .786
2005 Joe Paterno Penn State 11 1 0 .917 W-L-T adjusted to 0-1 by NCAA.
2004 Tommy Tuberville Auburn 13 0 0 1.000
2003 Nick Saban Louisiana State 13 1 0 .929
2002 Kirk Ferentz Iowa 11 2 0 .846
2001 Ralph Friedgen Maryland 10 2 0 .833
2000 Bob Stoops Oklahoma 13 0 0 1.000
1999 Frank Beamer Virginia Tech 11 1 0 .917
1998 Bill Snyder Kansas State 11 2 0 .846