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Coach of the Year awarded LIVE on CBSSports.com

Posted on: November 23, 2010 3:42 pm
 
Posted by Chip Patterson

A week ago we let you know about the ongoing fan voting for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award.  This season, fans are getting to make their voice heard and help narrow down the candidates for the award, given annually to one coach from each NCAA division.  Fans have had the opportunity to vote (only once per day) for the coach of their choice at http://www.coachoftheyear.com.  Fans will be allowed to continue to vote until December 4, at which time the top fifteen coaches on the leaderboard will advance to the next round of consideration.

The presentation of the award, given last year to TCU's Gary Patterson for Division I, will be on January 10.  We have just learned that the award announcement will be able to be streamed RIGHT HERE LIVE on CBSSports.com.  So if you needed any more motivation to get out and vote for your Coach of the Year choice, there you go.  You could see him accept the trophy live, and know that you had a part in getting him up on that podium.

But first, your candidate needs to make the Top 15 by December 4 in order to advance to the next round of consideration.  Here is the current leaderboard, and you can vote for a coach by clicking here.  Don't forget to keep checking the leaderboard, and watch the announcement live here on CBSSports.com on January 10.






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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 27, 2011 12:21 am
 

Coach of the Year awarded LIVE on CBSSports.com

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Since: Jan 17, 2007
Posted on: December 9, 2010 5:09 pm
 

Coach of the Year awarded LIVE on CBSSports.com

There really is no question who the Coach of the Year SHOULD be, and that's Mike Gundy at Oklahoma State.  Picked by some national "experts" to finish dead last in the Big12 South, with a 4-8 record (or 5-7 at absolute best), he took a team that lost all of its 2009 offensive playmakers, all of its O-line, and nine defensive starters....and won 10 games, tying for the Big-12 South championship.  His only losses were to Nebraska and Oklahoma, and his team scored 41 points in both of those games.  Chizik has done a good job at Auburn, but they were expected to be very good, and he is at the top of this list mainly because he has Cam Newton on his team.  He can't really take credit for Newtons otherworldly abilities, that can't be "coached".  But everyone knows that the COY is mainly about the team's success, and Auburn is the best in the country this season (sorry, Oregon).  It's also clear that this website is an SEC creature, so is inhabited mostly by people with an SEC bias (I have no problem with that, but it's true).



Since: Nov 27, 2010
Posted on: November 27, 2010 3:26 pm
 

Coach of the Year awarded LIVE on CBSSports.com

wonder if the EAST thinks the west coast has dropped off into the ocean already? Chip Kelly not even in the top 10 of coaches.... get freakin real... and the BCS.... whatever........... Stanford with one loss to OREGON by not much at #6 left out of 8 spots in BCS bowl games?  Play off system,,,, how long must we wait...the best should play the best
and for a lot of those college announcers... I mute them... not sure if lots of lack of education is the problem....



Since: Nov 26, 2010
Posted on: November 26, 2010 6:06 pm
 

Coach of the Year awarded LIVE on CBSSports.com

What is with this announcer,Verne?  at the ala- Auburn game ,he called the bama coach Lou Saben and when Auburn scored,remarked that Auburn eas getting what they paid for.  What kind of proffessional is that????!!!!!


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