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Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award


Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award

Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award
Awarded for Division I Football Bowl Subdivision head coach whose team excels on the field, in the classroom and in the community
Country United States
Presented by selection committee composed of college football experts
First awarded 1976
Currently held by David Cutcliffe, Duke
Official website

The Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award is an annual Chick-fil-A Bowl on December 31 in Atlanta. A formal presentation is held later, usually on the university campus of the recipient.


Two coaches have won the award twice: TCU with Jim Wacker in 1984 and Gary Patterson in 2009, and Duke with Fred Goldsmith in 1994 and David Cutcliffe in 2013.

Year Coach School
1976 Vince Dooley Georgia
1977 Bo Schembechler Michigan
1978 Tom Osborne Nebraska
1979 LaVell Edwards BYU
1980 Bobby Bowden Florida State
1981 Joe Paterno Penn State
1982 George MacIntyre Vanderbilt
1983 Ken Hatfield Air Force
1984 Jim Wacker TCU
1985 Fisher DeBerry Air Force
1986 Dick Sheridan North Carolina State
1987 Dick MacPherson Syracuse
1988 Don Nehlen West Virginia
1989 Bill Curry Alabama
1990 Bobby Ross Georgia Tech
1991 George Welsh Virginia
1992 Eddie Robinson Grambling State
1993 Barry Alvarez Wisconsin
1994 Fred Goldsmith Duke
1995 Gary Barnett Northwestern
1996 Bob Sutton Army
1997 Mike Price Washington State
1998 Bill Snyder Kansas State
1999 Frank Beamer Virginia Tech
2000 Georgia Tech
2001 Ralph Friedgen Maryland
2002 Jim Tressel Ohio State
2003 Bob Stoops Oklahoma
2004 Paul Johnson Navy
2005 Joe Paterno Penn State
2006 Jim Grobe Wake Forest
2007 Lloyd Carr Michigan
2008 Mack Brown Texas
2009 Gary Patterson TCU
2010 Chris Petersen Boise State
2011 Dabo Swinney Clemson
2012 Bill Snyder Kansas State
2013 David Cutcliffe Duke

External links

  • Official website
  • Bill Curry on Bobby Dodd on YouTube
  • Bobby Dodd on football on YouTube
  • Who is Bobby Dodd? - Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award Presentation on YouTube
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