Alex Golesh


Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends

Conference: SEC

Coach Stats

Why should this nominee be considered for the Broyles Award?
The offensive coordinator and offensive playcaller for the nation’s No. 1 offense … Has provided unbelievable leadership to a program that two years ago terminated its coach and had dozens leave for the portal … Created an identity for the Vols who have become an offensive juggernaut … Has a knack for out-scheming coaches and game planning (see how WR Jalin Hyatt is consistently wide open) … Respected by his players, the Vols reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time in 24 years and has them on the cusp of their first College Football Playoff berth led by his offense … His offense is on pace for shattering numerous school records 
Coach's Past Performance
Was the offensive coordinator and tight ends coach at Tennessee in 2021 and in his first season the Vols broke eight team single-season records, including points (511), total offensive yards (6,174) and touchdowns (67) …. Served as the co-offensive coordinator and tight ends coach at UCF in 2020 under Josh Heupel and was the tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at Iowa State from 2016-19 under Matt Campbell  
Team Record and Standings
His offense has led the Vols to a 9-1 overall record and a 5-1 record in SEC play … Team currently ranked No. 5 in the College Football Playoff Rankings and in the Associated Press Top 25 and Coaches polls … Led the Vols to their first No. 1 ranking since 1998 … Vols are the SEC’s second-best team and second in SEC East behind top-ranked Georgia … Seeking first 10-win regular season since 2003 … Served as the offensive coordinator and playcaller that put up 52 points on Alabama, the most allowed by the Tide since Oct. 21, 1907 (54 vs. Sewanee) … Vols are the only team in the country currently with multiple wins over top seven teams as his offense also put up 40 on current No. 6 LSU 
Team/Unit Stats
The nation’s No. 1 scoring offense (47.4) and total offense (543.7) … Put up three games of 60 or more points, tying an SEC record … Tallied nine games of 30 or more points … His offensive unit leads the SEC in eight different categories: scoring offense, total offense, completion percentage (71.4), first downs (263), passing offense (348.2; also No. 2 in FBS), passing yards per completion (15.14), team passing efficiency (191.15) and fewest turnovers (10)
Individual Player Stats

QB Hendon Hooker – No. 2 in FBS in passer rating (181.81), No. 2 in FBS in completion percentage (71.1), No. 1 in FBS in Yards per attempt, No. 8 in FBS in total offense (329.3), 24:2 touchdown to interception ratio WR Jalin Hyatt – Leads FBS in receiving touchdowns (15), second in FBS in receiving yards (1,116) and second in FBS in receiving yards per game (111.6)  His tight ends have combined for 331 receiving yards and six total touchdowns