SINCE 1996

2024 Nominee

Will Stein



Offensive Coordinator

Why should this nominee be considered for the Broyles Award?

Will Stein is directing the nation’s most prolific and balanced offense in his first season as Oregon’s offensive coordinator … The Ducks lead the nation in scoring through 10 games at 46.3 points per game, and rank second in total offense (540.0 YPG) … UO also leads the nation in fewest turnovers (4) and fewest sacks allowed (4), as well as first downs per game (26.8) … Oregon has committed multiple turnovers in a game just once, and zero turnovers in seven of 10 games … No. 2 offense in yards per rush (6.16), total yards per play (7.84), and plays of 10-plus yards (188) … Oregon is one of just three FBS teams in the top 20 for both passing offense (2nd, 338.7 YPG) and rushing offense (16th, 201.30 YPG) … The only FBS team to score at least 30 points in every game this season, and one of just eight with at least three 50-point performances … Leads the nation in first-half scoring at 26.40 PPG) …. In first game as Oregon’s OC, Stein coached the Ducks to a modern-day program-record 81 points in season opener vs. Portland State … Coaching quarterback Bo Nix to a Heisman Trophy worthy season … Nix leads the nation in completion percentage (77.7) – on pace to break the NCAA record – while ranking T-2 for passing touchdowns (29), third in passer rating (184.66), fifth in passing yards per game (313.5) and fifth in total touchdowns (34) … Nix is the only FBS QB with at least 25 passing TDs and two or fewer interceptions … Also coaching WR Troy Franklin to arguably the greatest season in program history by a receiver … Franklin is T-5 nationally with 109.3 receiving yards per game, and T-3 with 11 receiving TDs … RBs Bucky Irving (10) and Jordan James (9) are the only FBS running back duo with at least 9 rushing TDs apiece … WR Tez Johnson (725) is also on pace for a 1,000-yard season … UO’s offensive line leads nation in fewest sacks allowed (4) and is the No. 2 graded pass-blocking team in the nation by Pro Football Focus at 89.7.