2013 MFC Collegiate Coach of the Year Semifinalists

November 20, 2013 Philadelphia, PA

Maxwell Football Club President, Ron Jaworski, announced the 2013 semifinalists for the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year Award. The list includes a field of 16 candidates for the award which have been selected by the MFC National Selection Committee

All semifinalists are listed in alphabetical order by school.

MFC Collegiate Coach of the Year Semi-Finalists

Name School
Nick Saban Alabama
Gus Malzahn Auburn
Art Briles Baylor
Steve Addazio Boston College
Dabo Swinney Clemson
David Cutcliffe Duke
Tim DeRuyter Fresno State
Jimbo Fisher Florida State
Mark Dantonio Michigan State
Gary Pinkel Missouri
Rod Carey Northern Illinois
Urban Meyer Ohio State
Mike Gundy Oklahoma State
George O'Leary UCF
Ed Orgeron USC
Gary Andersen Wisconsin

Semifinalist voting for of the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year award will begin on Thursday, November 21st and close on Monday December 2nd. Finalist voting will take place from December 3rd to December 15th and the winner will be announced on December 17th. Eligible voters include Maxwell Football Club members, NCAA Head Football Coaches, Sports Information Directors and selected national media. Bill O’Brien of Penn State University was the 2012 winner of the award.

Contact Info

All questions or concerning these Semifinalist Lists or the awards presented by the Maxwell Football Club can be directed to Mr. Mark Wolpert (Maxwell Football Club Executive Director) mwolpert@maxwellfootballclub.org, or to Mr. Richard Cirminiello rcirminiello@maxwellfootballclub.org (Director of Collegiate Awards).

The Maxwell and Chuck Bednarik Awards are members of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game's predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information, visit the association's official website, ncfaa.org.