George Munger Award
College Coach of the Year
The award is named for former University of Pennsylvania coach George Munger. His devotion to ethics in athletics, and his commitment to education is the standard for which all college coaches should strive.
Voters for the Maxwell College Awards are NCAA Head College Football Coaches, members of the Maxwell Football Club & sportswriters and sportscasters from across the country.
This Years Winner…
The 26th Annual George Munger Award winner for College Coach of the Year is Kirby Smart of University of Georgia.
Facts About Kirby Smart
Getting over the hump. Raising the bar. Scaling new heights. It’s one of the toughest things to do in sports, blasting past expectations and erasing the tired standard that creeps into a program’s psyche. Shifting the dynamic and renovating a culture often mandate a bold change in leadership. For Georgia, one of college football’s historic bluebloods, the hiring of Kirby Smart on Dec. 6, 2015 marked the beginning of a new era that has already produced substantial dividends in Athens.
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PREVIOUS GEORGE MUNGER WINNERS
|2016||Nick Saban||University of Alabama|
|2015||Dabo Swinney||Clemson University|
|2014||Dan Mullen||Mississippi State University|
|2013||David Cutcliffe||Duke University|
|2012||Bill O’Brien||Penn State University|
|2010||Frank Beamer||Virginia Tech University|
|2009||Gary Patterson||Texas Christian University|
|2008||Mike Leach||Texas Tech|
|2007||Mark Mangino||University of Kansas|
|2006||Greg Schiano||Rutgers University|
|2004||Urban Meyer||University of Utah|
|2003||Pete Carroll||University of Southern California|