Crimson Fan UA Athletics Football FB Schedule FB Roster FB Recruits RSS Feeds Softball Baseball Gymnastics
Track & Field M/Tennis W/Tennis M/Golf W/Golf Swimming Volleyball M/Basketball W/Basketball Soccer Rowing
 Countdown To Kickoff  
[clock16]
 Crimson Tide VS Seminoles 





- Thank you for visiting The Crimson Fan - The Crimson Tide Football Season Opener Is Sept. 2nd 2017 @ 8:00 p.m. In Atlanta, GA VS The FSU Seminoles - The Home Opener Is Sept. 9th 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. VS Fresno St...




 ♦ CLICK HERE FOR 'THE CRIMSON FAN' HOME PAGE ♦ 



 ♦ CLICK HERE FOR '2017 RECRUITING CLASS' ♦ 



 CFB-Playoff   Privacy Policy   Coming Events   UA Athletics     SEC     ESPN 
  Tide News        JOX-94.5          WFFN-95.3        247-Sports     Rivals   Scout 

Nick Saban Named Regional Coach of the Year by American Football Coaches Association...

on 12/07/2016
Crimson Tide Football:

WACO, Texas ;

Alabama head coach Nick Saban has received Regional Coach of the Year honors from the American Football Coaches Association, the organization announced on Tuesday. Saban is one of five regional winners in the Football Bowl Subdivision.

The honor is the second regional award for Saban. 
He was previously recognized by the AFCA in 2009. 

Joining Saban on the regional list's are

  • Ken Niumatalolo of Navy (Region 1) 
  • P.J. Fleck of Western Michigan (Region 3)
  • Dana Holgorsen of West Virginia (Region 4) 
  • Mike MacIntyre of Colorado (Region 5)

Saban was voted the Region 2 winner, which consists of the Southeastern and Sun Belt conferences. 

Voting for AFCA regional and national coach of the year awards is done by AFCA-member coaches.

As a regional winner, Saban is now a finalist for national AFCA Coach of the Year honors. The AFCA Coach of the Year award was established in 1935 and is the oldest national coach of the year award in college football. 


Previous national winners from Alabama include Paul "Bear" Bryant in 1961, 1971 and 1973 and Gene Stallings in 1992.

In his 10th season at Alabama, Saban has led the Crimson Tide to a 13-0 record, its 26th SEC championship and a No. 1 seed in the 2016 College Football Playoff. This is the ninth consecutive season the Tide has won 10 games under Saban and the sixth straight with 11 wins. 


Alabama will enter the 2016 postseason on a 25-game winning streak, the longest current streak in the nation.

The AFCA?will announce the 2016 FBS National Coach of the Year winner at the inaugural American Football Coaches Awards show, broadcast live on CBS Sports Network on Tuesday, January 10 at 8 p.m. CST, during the 2017 AFCA?Convention in Nashville, Tenn.




No comments:

Post a Comment