Broyles Award Winner, 1997
University of Michigan (1997)
Current Position: Linebackers Coach/Associate Head Coach, Bowling Green State University (2019-)
In 1985, Herrmann returned to the University of Michigan as an assistant football coach. He was promoted to the status of a full-time assistant coach at age 29 in December 1989. His responsibilities included linebackers and special teams. In December 1996, following the departure of Greg Mattison, Herrmann took over as Michigan’s defensive coordinator. In December 1997, after Michigan completed an undefeated season ranked #1 in the AP Poll, and having led the nation in total yards, scoring and pass efficiency, Herrmann won the Frank Broyles Award as the year’s top assistant college football coach (per Wikipedia).