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Database includes all Winners and Finalists, as well as Semi-Finalists from 2017-on.
First NameLast NameHighest StatusSchool (Highest Status)Year (Highest Status)Position (Time of Winnig)Other Years
CodyKennedySemi-FinalistArkansas2021Offensive Line
DanLanningFinalistGeorgia2021Fain & Billy Slaughter D.C. / OLBs2019 (Finalist, Georgia)
DougBelkSemi-FinalistHouston2021Assoc. H.C./ Defensive Coordinator / Safeties
JeffGrimesFinalistBaylor2021Offensive Coordinator / TE
JeffLebbySemi-FinalistOle Miss2021Offensive Coordinator / QBs2020 (Semi-Finalist, Mississippi)
JessLoeppSemi-FinalistUTSA2021Co. Defensive Coordinator
JimKnowlesFinalistOklahoma State2021Defensive Coordinator
JimLeonhardSemi-FinalistWisconsin2021Defensive Coordinator / Safeties2019, 2017 (Semi-Finalist, Wisconsin)
JoshGattisWinnerMichigan2021Offensive Coordinator / WRs
KevinWilsonSemi-FinalistOhio State2021Offensive Coordinator2000, 2008 (Finalist, Northwestern; Finalist, Oklahoma)
MarkWhippleSemi-FinalistPittsburgh2021Offensive Coordinator / QBs
MikeDenbrockSemi-FinalistCincinnati2021Offensive Coordinator / TE
MikeElkoSemi-FinalistTexas A&M2021Defensive Coordinator / Safeties2020, 2017 (Semi-Finalist, Texas A&M, Notre Dame)
PhilParkerSemi-FinalistIowa2021Defensive Coordinator / Def. Backs2020 (Semi-Finalist, Iowa)
WarrenRuggieroFinalistWake Forest2021Offensive Coordinator / QBs
BrianHartlineSemi-FinalistOhio State2020Wide Recievers
BrianJohnsonSemi-FinalistFlorida2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs
ChadStaggsSemi-FinalistCoastal Carolina University2020Defensive Coordinator / LB
ClarkLeaSemi-FinalistVanderbilt University2020Defensive Coordinator / LB
JeffGrimesFinalistBaylor2020Offensive Coordinator
KaneWommackFinalistSouth Alabama2020Defensive Coordinator / LB
MarcusFreemanFinalistNotre Dame2020Defensive Coordinator / LB
MikeHankwitzFinalistNorthwestern2020Defensive Coordinator
PhilLongoSemi-FinalistNorth Carolina2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs / TE
RhettLashleeSemi-FinalistMiami2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs2019, 2020 (Semi-Finalist, SMU)
SteveSarkisianWinnerTexas2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs
TomManningSemi-FinalistIowa State University2020Offensive Coordinator / TE
AlexGrinchSemi-FinalistOklahoma2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties2017 (Semi-Finalist, Washington State)
AndyAvalosSemi-FinalistOregon2019Defensive Coordinator
BrianNewberrySemi-FinalistNavy2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
JeffHafleyFinalistOhio State2019Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
JoeBradyWinnerLSU2019Passing Game Coordinator/WR
KalenDeBoerSemi-FinalistIndiana2019Offensive Coordinator/QBs
KirkCiarroccaSemi-FinalistMinnesota2019Offensive Coordinator/QBs
MorganScalleyFinalistUtah2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
PhilSnowFinalistBaylor2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
BobShoopFinalistMississippi State2018Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
ChipLongFinalistNotre Dame2018Offensive Coordinator
DaveArandaSemi-FinalistLSU2018Defensive Coordinator
DavidReevesSemi-FinalistAlabama-Birmingham2018Defensive Coordinator
DavidYostSemi-FinalistUtah State2018Offensive Coordinator/QBs
GlenElarbeeSemi-FinalistCentral Florida2018Offensive Line
JakeSpavitalSemi-FinalistWest Virginia2018Offensive Coordinator/QBs
JayBatemanFinalistArmy2018Defensive Coordinator
JeffScottFinalistClemson2018Co-Offensive Coordinator/WRs
MikeLocksleyWinnerAlabama2018Offensive Coordinator
SamPittmanSemi-FinalistGeorgia2018Offensive Line
TimDeRuyterSemi-FinalistCalifornia2018Defensive Coordinator/OLBs
TracyClaeysSemi-FinalistWashington State2018Defensive Coordinator
BillBedenbaughFinalistOklahoma2017Co-Offensive Coordinator/O-Line
BrianDaBollSemi-FinalistAlabama2017Offensive Coordinator/QBs
ChadGlasgowSemi-FinalistTCU2017Defensive Coordinator
KevinSteeleFinalistAuburn2017Defensive Coordinator
MannyDiazSemi-FinalistMiami2017Defensive Coordinator
MelTuckerSemi-FinalistGeorgia2017Defensive Coordinator
PeteKwiatkowskiSemi-FinalistWashington State2017Defensive Coordinator
TeeMartinSemi-FinalistUSC2017Offensive Coordinator/WRs
ToddGranthamSemi-FinalistMississippi State2017Defensive Coordinator/LBs
TonyElliottWinnerClemson2017Co-Offensive Coordinator/RBs
TroyWaltersFinalistUCF2017Offensive Coordinator
BrentVenablesWinnerClemson2016Defensive Coordinator/LBs
DonBrownFinalistMichigan2016Defensive Coordinator
JeremyPruittFinalistFlorida State2016Defensive Coordinator/ILBs2013 (Finalist, FSU)
JimLeavittFinalistColorado2016Defensive Coordinator/LBs
MattCanadaFinalistPittsburgh2016Offensive Coordinator/QBs
KendalBrilesFinalistBaylor2015Offensive Coordinator/QBs
LincolnRileyWinnerOklahoma2015Offensive Coordinator/QBS
DaveSteckelFinalistMissouri2014Defensive Coordinator/LBs
DougMeachamFinalistTexas Christian University2014Co-Offensive Coordinator/IWRs
LaneKiffinFinalistAlabama2014Offensive Coordinator/QBs
ScottFrostFinalistOregon2014Offensive Coordinator/QBs
TomHermanWinnerOhio State2014Offensive Coordinator/QBs
KurtRoperFinalistDuke2013Offensive Coordinator/QBS
PatNarduzziWinnerMichigan State University2013Defensive Coordinator
PhilipMontgomeryFinalistBaylor2013Offensive Coordinator/QBs
BobDiacoWinnerNotre Dame2012Defensive Coordinator
DanQuinnFinalistFlordia2012Defensive Coordinator/DL
DerekMasonFinalistStanford2012Defensive Coordinator
KliffKingsburyFinalistTexas A&M2012Offensive Coordinator/QBs
MikeBoboFinalistGeorgia2012Offensive Coordinator/QBs
GarrickMcGeeFinalistArkansas2011Offensive Coordinator/QBs
GregMattisonFinalistMichigan2011Defensive Coordinator1996 (Finalist, Michigan)
JohnChavisWinnerLSU2011Defensive Coordinator/LBs
PaulChrystFinalistWisconsin2011Offensive Coordinator/QBs2010 (Finalist, Wisconsin)
SalSunseriFinalistAlabama2011Linebackers
DanaHolgorsenFinalistOklahoma State2010Offensive Coordinator/QBs
GregRomanFinalistStanford2010Offensive Coordinator
GusMalzahnWinnerAuburn2010Offensive Coordinator/QBs
BryanHarsinFinalistBoise State2009Offensive Coordinator/QBs
CharlieStrongFinalistSouth Carolina2009Defensive Coordinator/LBs2000 (Finalist, South Carolina)
JeffQuinnFinalistCincinnati2009Offensive Coordinator/OL
KirbySmartWinnerAlabama2009Defensive Coordinator
DickBumpasFinalistTexas Christian University2008Defensive Coordinator
GaryAndersenFinalistUtah2008Defensive Coordinator
StanParrishFinalistBall State University2008Offensive Coordinator/QBs
BillYoungFinalistKansas2007Defensive Coordinator
CalvinMageeFinalistWest Virginia2007Offensive Coordinator/RBs
DaveChristensenFinalistMissouri2007Offensive Coordinator
JimHeacockWinnerOhio State2007Defensive Coordinator/Safeties2017 (Semi-Finalist, Iowa State)
WillMuschampFinalistAuburn2007Defensive Coordinator/LBs
BudFosterWinnerVirginia Tech2006Defensive Coordinator/ILBs
JoeDanielsFinalistOhio State2006Quarterbacks
PaulPetrinoFinalistLouisville2006Offensive Coordinator/WRs
ReggieHerringFinalistArkansas2006Defensive Coordinator/LBs
GaryCrowtonFinalistOregon2005Offensive Coordinator
GregDavisWinnerTexas2005Offensive Coordinator/QBs
JimSvobodaFinalistUCLA2005Offensive Coordinator/QBS
JoeKinesFinalistAlabama2005Defensive Coordinator
NormParkerFinalistIowa2005Defensive Coordinator/LBs2004 (Finalist, Iowa)
BobGregoryFinalistCalifornia2004Defensive Coordinator
ChuckLongFinalistOklahoma2004Co-Offensive Coordinator/RBs
GeneChizikWinnerAuburn2004Defensive Coordinator/DBs
NorriesWilsonFinalistConnecticut2004Offensive Coordinator
BrianVangorderWinnerGeorgia2003Defensive Coordinator/LBs2002 (Finalist, University of Georgia)
MitchBrowningFinalistMinnesota2003Co-Offensive Coordinator
ShaneMontgomeryFinalistMiami (Ohio)2003Offensive Coordinator/QBs
TerryMaloneFinalistMichigan2003Offensive Coordinator/OL
TyroneNixFinalistSouthern Misssissippi University2003Defensive Coordinator/ILBs
ChrisPetersonFinalistBoise State2002Offensive Coordinator
KentBaerFinalistNotre Dame2002Defensive Coordinator
MarkDantonioFinalistOhio State2002Defensive Coordinator
NormChowWinnerUSC2002Offensive Coordinator1996 (Finalist, BYU)
AndyLudwigFinalistFresno State2001Offensive Coordinator
CarlReeseFinalistTexas2001Defensive Coordinator
DwayneDixonFinalistFlorida2001Wide Recievers
JimboFisherFinalistLSU2001Offensive Coordinator/QBs
RandyShannonWinnerMiami2001Defensive Coordinator
FredJacksonFinalistMichigan2000Running Backs
GaryPattersonFinalistTulane Christian University2000Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
GregSmithFinalistOregon State2000Offensive Line
MarkManginoWinnerOklahoma2000Offensive Coordinator
JoeLee DunnFinalistMississippi State1999Defensive Coordinator/LBs
RalphFriedgenWinnerGeorgia Tech1999Offensive Coordinator/QBs
TimRoseFinalistEast Carolina1999Defensive Coordinator
DavidCutcliffeWinnerTennessee1998Offensive Coordinator
FredPagacFinalistOhio State1998Defensive Coordinator1997 (Finalist, Ohio State)
KeithBurnsFinalistArkansas1998Defensive Coordinator
AlBorgesFinalistUCLA1997Offensive Coordinator/QBs
CarlTorbushFinalistNorth Carolina1997Defensive Coordinator/LBs
HomerSmithFinalistArizona1997Offensive Coordinator
JimHerrmannWinnerMichigan1997Defensive Coordinator
CharlesMcBrideFinalistNebraska1996Defensive Coordinator
MickeyAndrewsWinnerFlorida State1996Defensive Coordinator
SteveDunlapFinalistWest Virginia1996Defensive Coordinator