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Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
Awarded forBest college football coach in Division I
LocationGrambling, Louisiana
CountryUnited States
Presented byFootball Writers Association of America
First award1957
Most recentLuke Fickell, Cincinnati

The Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award is given annually to a college football coach by the Football Writers Association of America. The award honors Eddie Robinson, former coach at Grambling State University.


Year Winner School
1957 Woody Hayes Ohio State
1958 Paul Dietzel LSU
1959 Ben Schwartzwalder Syracuse
1960 Murray Warmath Minnesota
1961 Darrell Royal Texas
1962 John McKay USC
1963 Darrell Royal Texas
1964 Ara Parseghian Notre Dame
1965 Duffy Daugherty Michigan State
1966 Tom Cahill Army
1967 John Pont Indiana
1968 Woody Hayes Ohio State
1969 Bo Schembechler Michigan
1970 Alex Agase Northwestern
1971 Bob Devaney Nebraska
1972 John McKay USC
1973 Johnny Majors Pittsburgh
1974 Grant Teaff Baylor
1975 Woody Hayes Ohio State
1976 Johnny Majors Pittsburgh
1977 Lou Holtz Arkansas
1978 Joe Paterno Penn State
1979 Earle Bruce Ohio State
1980 Vince Dooley Georgia
1981 Danny Ford Clemson
1982 Joe Paterno Penn State
1983 Howard Schnellenberger Miami (FL)
1984 LaVell Edwards BYU
1985 Fisher DeBerry Air Force
1986 Joe Paterno Penn State
1987 Dick MacPherson Syracuse
1988 Lou Holtz Notre Dame
1989 Bill McCartney Colorado
1990 Bobby Ross Georgia Tech
1991 Don James Washington
1992 Gene Stallings Alabama
1993 Terry Bowden Auburn
1994 Rich Brooks Oregon
1995 Gary Barnett Northwestern
1996 Bruce Snyder Arizona State
1997 Mike Price Washington State
1998 Phillip Fulmer Tennessee
1999 Frank Beamer Virginia Tech
2000 Bob Stoops Oklahoma
2001 Ralph Friedgen Maryland
2002 Jim Tressel Ohio State
2003 Nick Saban LSU
2004 Urban Meyer Utah
2005 Charlie Weis Notre Dame
2006 Greg Schiano Rutgers
2007 Mark Mangino Kansas
2008 Nick Saban Alabama
2009 Gary Patterson TCU
2010 Chip Kelly Oregon
2011 Mike Gundy Oklahoma State
2012 Brian Kelly Notre Dame
2013 Gus Malzahn Auburn
2014 Gary Patterson TCU
2015 Kirk Ferentz Iowa
2016 Mike MacIntyre Colorado
2017 Scott Frost UCF
2018 Bill Clark UAB
2019 Ed Orgeron[1] LSU
2020 Jamey Chadwell Coastal Carolina
2021 Luke Fickell Cincinnati


  1. ^ "Ed Orgeron of LSU claims Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award". Retrieved January 15, 2020.