SINCE 1996

2024 Nominee

Scott Symons

American Athletic

Southern Methodist University

Defensive Coordinator

Why should this nominee be considered for the Broyles Award?

Scott Symons is in his 2nd season at SMU and has the defense playing at a level that hasn’t been seen in 40 years.

Some notable stats:
– SMU has had 6 straight games with at least 1 interception
– SMU has had multiple takeaways in 3 straight games and 4 of the last 5.
– SMU ranks 8th in the NCAA (1st in the AAC) in the 3rd down pct defense at 28.2 pct.
– SMU ranks 9th in the NCAA (1st in the AAC) in defensive TDs with 3.
– SMU ranks 12th in the NCAA (1st in the AAC) in first down defense with 163 given up.
– SMU ranks 11th in the NCAA (1st in the AAC) in total defense, giving up 290.8 yards per game.