Willie Fritz Named Sun Belt Coach of the Year

Georgia Southern's Head Coach Willie Fritz takes home Coach of the Year honors in school's inaugural season in the Sun Belt Conference.

The 2014 Sun Belt Conference football champion Georgia Southern Eagles continued the celebration this week as accolades were passed down from the conference yesterday afternoon. After leading his team to an undefeated conference record and 9-3 overall, Head Coach Willie Fritz was selected by his peers and members of the media as the Sun Belt Coach of the Year. This is the second of such honors for Fritz as he claimed the 2011 Southland Conference Coach of the Year with Sam Houston State. Coach Fritz now boasts a career record of 185-70 and has Eagle Nation already looking forward to next season and beyond. Georgia Southern opens the 2015 campaign on September 5th when they travel to Morgantown to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers.

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