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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 Winning)Other Years
MickeyAndrewsWinnerFlorida State University1996Defensive Coordinator
SteveDunlapFinalistWest Virginia1996Defensive Coordinator
CharlesMcBrideFinalistNebraska1996Defensive Coordinator
AlBorgesFinalistUCLA1997Offensive Coordinator/QBs
JimHerrmannWinnerUniversity of Michigan1997Defensive Coordinator
HomerSmithFinalistArizona1997Offensive Coordinator
CarlTorbushFinalistNorth Carolina1997Defensive Coordinator/LBs
KeithBurnsFinalistUniversity of Arkansas1998Defensive Coordinator
DavidCutcliffeWinnerUniversity of Tennessee1998Offensive Coordinator
FredPagacFinalistOhio State1998Defensive Coordinator1997 (Finalist, Ohio State)
RalphFriedgenWinnerGeorgia Tech1999Offensive Coordinator/QBs
JoeLee DunnFinalistMississippi State1999Defensive Coordinator/LBs
TimRoseFinalistEast Carolina1999Defensive Coordinator
FredJacksonFinalistMichigan2000Running Backs
MarkManginoWinnerUniversity of Oklahoma2000Offensive Coordinator
GaryPattersonFinalistTulane Christian University2000Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
GregSmithFinalistOregon State2000Offensive Line
DwayneDixonFinalistFlorida2001Wide Recievers
JimboFisherFinalistLSU2001Offensive Coordinator/QBs
AndyLudwigFinalistFresno State2001Offensive Coordinator
CarlReeseFinalistTexas2001Defensive Coordinator
RandyShannonWinnerUniversity of Miami2001Defensive Coordinator
KentBaerFinalistNotre Dame2002Defensive Coordinator
NormChowWinnerUniversity of Southern California2002Offensive Coordinator1996 (Finalist, BYU)
MarkDantonioFinalistOhio State2002Defensive Coordinator
ChrisPetersonFinalistBoise State2002Offensive Coordinator
MitchBrowningFinalistUniversity of Minnesota2003Co-Offensive Coordinator
TerryMaloneFinalistMichigan2003Offensive Coordinator/OL
ShaneMontgomeryFinalistUniversity of Miami (Ohio)2003Offensive Coordinator/QBs
TyroneNixFinalistSouthern Misssissippi University2003Defensive Coordinator/ILBs
BrianVangorderWinnerUniversity of Georgia2003Defensive Coordinator/LBs2002 (Finalist, University of Georgia)
GeneChizikWinnerAuburn University2004Defensive Coordinator/DBs
BobGregoryFinalistCalifornia2004Defensive Coordinator
ChuckLongFinalistOklahoma2004Co-Offensive Coordinator/RBs
NorriesWilsonFinalistConnecticut2004Offensive Coordinator
GaryCrowtonFinalistOregon2005Offensive Coordinator
GregDavisWinnerUniversity of Texas2005Offensive Coordinator/QBs
JoeKinesFinalistAlabama2005Defensive Coordinator
NormParkerFinalistIowa2005Defensive Coordinator/LBs2004 (Finalist, Iowa)
JimSvobodaFinalistUCLA2005Offensive Coordinator/QBS
JoeDanielsFinalistOhio State2006Quarterbacks
BudFosterWinnerVirginia Tech2006Defensive Coordinator/ILBs
ReggieHerringFinalistUniversity of Arkansas2006Defensive Coordinator/LBs
PaulPetrinoFinalistLouisville2006Offensive Coordinator/WRs
DaveChristensenFinalistMissouri2007Offensive Coordinator
JimHeacockWinnerOhio State University2007Defensive Coordinator/Safeties2017 (Semi-Finalist, Iowa State)
CalvinMageeFinalistWest Virginia2007Offensive Coordinator/RBs
WillMuschampFinalistAuburn2007Defensive Coordinator/LBs
BillYoungFinalistKansas2007Defensive Coordinator
GaryAndersenFinalistUniversity of Utah2008Defensive Coordinator
DickBumpasFinalistTexas Christian University2008Defensive Coordinator
StanParrishFinalistBall State University2008Offensive Coordinator/QBs
KevinWilsonFinalistUniversity of Oklahoma2008Offensive Coordinator/QBS2000 (Finalist, Northwestern)
BryanHarsinFinalistBoise State2009Offensive Coordinator/QBs
JeffQuinnFinalistCincinnati2009Offensive Coordinator/OL
KirbySmartWinnerUniversity of Alabama2009Defensive Coordinator
CharlieStrongFinalistSouth Carolina2009Defensive Coordinator/LBs2000 (Finalist, South Carolina)
DanaHolgorsenFinalistOklahoma State2010Offensive Coordinator/QBs
GusMalzahnWinnerAuburn University2010Offensive Coordinator/QBs
GregRomanFinalistStanford2010Offensive Coordinator
JohnChavisWinnerLouisiana State University2011Defensive Coordinator/LBs
PaulChrystFinalistWisconsin2011Offensive Coordinator/QBs2010 (Finalist, Wisconsin)
GregMattisonFinalistMichigan2011Defensive Coordinator1996 (Finalist, Michigan)
GarrickMcGeeFinalistArkansas2011Offensive Coordinator/QBs
SalSunseriFinalistAlabama2011Linebackers
MikeBoboFinalistGeorgia2012Offensive Coordinator/QBs
BobDiacoWinnerNotre Dame2012Defensive Coordinator
KliffKingsburyFinalistTexas A&M2012Offensive Coordinator/QBs
DerekMasonFinalistStanford2012Defensive Coordinator
DanQuinnFinalistFlordia2012Defensive Coordinator/DL
RhettLashleeFinalistAuburn2013Offensive Coordinator/QBs2019 (Semi-Finalist, SMU), 2020 (Semi-Finalist, Miami)
PhilipMontgomeryFinalistBaylor2013Offensive Coordinator/QBs
PatNarduzziWinnerMichigan State University2013Defensive Coordinator
KurtRoperFinalistDuke2013Offensive Coordinator/QBS
ScottFrostFinalistOregon2014Offensive Coordinator/QBs
TomHermanWinnerOhio State University2014Offensive Coordinator/QBs
LaneKiffinFinalistAlabama2014Offensive Coordinator/QBs
DougMeachamFinalistTexas Christian University2014Co-Offensive Coordinator/IWRs
DaveSteckelFinalistMissouri2014Defensive Coordinator/LBs
KendalBrilesFinalistBaylor2015Offensive Coordinator/QBs
LincolnRileyWinnerUniversity of Oklahoma2015Offensive Coordinator/QBS
DonBrownFinalistMichigan2016Defensive Coordinator
MattCanadaFinalistPittsburgh2016Offensive Coordinator/QBs
JimLeavittFinalistColorado2016Defensive Coordinator/LBs
JeremyPruittFinalistFlorida State2016Defensive Coordinator/ILBs2013 (Finalist, FSU)
BrentVenablesWinnerClemson University2016Defensive Coordinator/LBs
BillBedenbaughFinalistOklahoma2017Co-Offensive Coordinator/O-Line
BrianDaBollSemi-FinalistAlabama2017Offensive Coordinator/QBs
MannyDiazSemi-FinalistMiami2017Defensive Coordinator
MikeEikoSemi-FinalistNotre Dame2017Defensive Coordinator
TonyElliottWinnerClemson University2017Co-Offensive Coordinator/RBs
ChadGlasgowSemi-FinalistTCU2017Defensive Coordinator
ToddGranthamSemi-FinalistMississippi State2017Defensive Coordinator/LBs
PeteKwiatkowskiSemi-FinalistWashington State2017Defensive Coordinator
JimLeonhardFinalistWisconsin2017Defensive Coordinator2019 (Semi-Finalist, Wisconsin)
TeeMartinSemi-FinalistUSC2017Offensive Coordinator/WRs
KevinSteeleFinalistAuburn2017Defensive Coordinator
MelTuckerSemi-FinalistGeorgia2017Defensive Coordinator
TroyWaltersFinalistUCF2017Offensive Coordinator
DaveArandaSemi-FinalistLouisiana State University2018Defensive Coordinator
JayBatemanFinalistArmy2018Defensive Coordinator
TracyClaeysSemi-FinalistWashington State2018Defensive Coordinator
TimDeRuyterSemi-FinalistCalifornia2018Defensive Coordinator/OLBs
GlenElarbeeSemi-FinalistCentral Florida2018Offensive Line
MikeLocksleyWinnerUniversity of Alabama2018Offensive Coordinator
ChipLongFinalistNotre Dame2018Offensive Coordinator
SamPittmanSemi-FinalistGeorgia2018Offensive Line
DavidReevesSemi-FinalistAlabama-Birmingham2018Defensive Coordinator
JeffScottFinalistClemson2018Co-Offensive Coordinator/WRs
BobShoopFinalistMississippi State2018Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
JakeSpavitalSemi-FinalistWest Virginia2018Offensive Coordinator/QBs
DavidYostSemi-FinalistUtah State2018Offensive Coordinator/QBs
AndyAvalosSemi-FinalistOregon2019Defensive Coordinator
JoeBradyWinnerLSU2019Passing Game Coordinator/WR
KirkCiarroccaSemi-FinalistMinnesota2019Offensive Coordinator/QBs
KalenDeBoerSemi-FinalistIndiana2019Offensive Coordinator/QBs
AlexGrinchSemi-FinalistOklahoma2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties2017 (Semi-Finalist, Washington State)
JeffHafleyFinalistOhio State2019Co-Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
DanLanningFinalistGeorgia2019Defensive Coordinator/Outside LBs
BrianNewberrySemi-FinalistNavy2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
MorganScalleyFinalistUtah2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
PhilSnowFinalistBaylor2019Defensive Coordinator/Safeties
MikeElkoSemi-FinalistTexas A&M2020Defensive Coordinator / S
MarcusFreemanFinalistCincinnati2020Defensive Coordinator / LB
JeffGrimesFinalistBYU2020Offensive Coordinator
MikeHankwitzFinalistNorthwestern2020Defensive Coordinator
BrianHartlineSemi-FinalistOhio State2020Wide Receivers
BrianJohnsonSemi-FinalistFlorida2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs
ClarkLeaSemi-FinalistNotre Dame2020Defensive Coordinator / LB
JeffLebbySemi-FinalistOle Miss2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs
PhilLongoSemi-FinalistNorth Carolina2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs / Tight Ends
TomManningSemi-FinalistIowa State2020Offensive Coordinator / TE
PhilParkerSemi-FinalistIowa2020Defensive Coordinator / Secondaries
SteveSarkisianWinnerAlabama2020Offensive Coordinator / QBs
JohnSchlarmanLifetime AchivementKentucky2020Offensive Line
ChadStaggsSemi-FinalistCoastal Carolina2020Defensive Coordinator / LB
KaneWommackFinalistIndiana2020Defensive Coordinator / LB