ATLANTA, Ga.-The Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award Foundation has released a list of Division I-A college head football coaches that are potential recipients of the prestigious Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award.
Among the NCAA Division I-A head football coaches on the Foundation's watch list are: Paul Johnson of Navy, Pete Carroll of USC, Mark Richt of Georgia, Joe Tiller of Purdue, Larry Coker of Miami, Dan Hawkins of Boise State and Urban Meyer of Utah.
The Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award is presented annually and is selected by a blue-ribbon panel of college football experts. The award is in honor of Coach Robert Lee "Bobby" Dodd, one of college football's all-time coaching greats.
This year's recipient will be announced during halftime of the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl, which will be televised by ESPN on Dec. 31. Oklahoma's Bob Stoops was the 2003 recipient of the award.