Why should this nominee be considered for the Broyles Award?
Brad has established the Thundering Herd’s defensive unit as one of the nation’s best, pure and simple.
Coach's Past Performance
Lambert started the football program at Charlotte and served as its head coach through the 2018 season. He has been Marshall’s defensive coordinator for the past two years.
Team Record and Standings
7-1 overall, 4-1 in Conference USA (atop the East division)
Lambert’s unit leads the nation in scoring defense (11.4), is second in rushing defense (73.0) and total defense (253.9) and 13th in pass defense (180.9).
Individual Player Stats
His top defensive player is linebacker Tavante Beckett, who is in contention for All-American status and Conference USA’s Defensive Player of the Year honor. Beckett ranks third in the league in tackles per game (9.63) and leads the nation with four fumble recoveries.