Home Depot Coach of the Year Award
Awarded forCollege football's top head coach
CountryUnited States
Presented byESPN and ABC college football analysts
History
First award1994
Most recentLuke Fickell, Cincinnati (2021)

The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award is given annually to college football's top head coach. The award for the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision is selected by ESPN and ABC college football analysts. Brian Kelly is the only coach to have been awarded multiple times.

Winners

Year Winner School Ref.
1994 Bobby Bowden Florida State [1]
1995 Gary Barnett Northwestern [1]
1996 Rich Brooks Oregon [1]
1997 Mike Price Washington State [1]
1998 Phillip Fulmer Tennessee [1]
1999 Frank Solich Nebraska [1]
2000 Bob Stoops Oklahoma [1]
2001 Ralph Friedgen Maryland [1]
2002 Tyrone Willingham Notre Dame [1]
2003 Pete Carroll USC [1]
2004 Urban Meyer Utah [2]
2005 Joe Paterno Penn State [3]
2006 Greg Schiano Rutgers [4]
2007 Mark Mangino Kansas [5]
2008 Nick Saban Alabama [6]
2009 Brian Kelly Cincinnati [7]
2010 Gene Chizik Auburn [8]
2011 Les Miles LSU [9]
2012 Brian Kelly (2) Notre Dame (2) [10]
2013 Gus Malzahn Auburn (2) [11]
2014 Gary Patterson TCU [12]
2015 Dabo Swinney Clemson [13]
2016 Mike MacIntyre Colorado [14]
2017 Scott Frost UCF [15]
2018 Brian Kelly (3) Notre Dame (3) [16]
2019 Ed Orgeron LSU (2) [17]
2020 Jamey Chadwell Coastal Carolina [18]
2021 Luke Fickell Cincinnati (2) [19]

References

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  2. ^ English, Antonya (December 4, 2004). "Gators get what they want in Utah coach". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved January 1, 2008.
  3. ^ "Bush, Young double up for awards". USA Today. December 9, 2005. Retrieved January 1, 2008.
  4. ^ "Quinn, Smith win at college football awards". ESPN.com. December 7, 2006. Retrieved January 1, 2008.
  5. ^ Fusco, Asher (December 7, 2007). "Mangino earns coach of the year award". The University Daily Kansan. Archived from the original on April 22, 2007. Retrieved January 1, 2008.
  6. ^ "UA's Saban Named Home Depot Coach of the Year". SECsports.com. December 9, 2008. Archived from the original on February 13, 2009. Retrieved December 9, 2008.
  7. ^ "Brian Kelly Named ESPN Home Depot Coach of the Year". GOBearcats.com. December 10, 2009. Retrieved December 10, 2009.
  8. ^ "Auburn's Gene Chizik is Home Depot Coach of Year". al.com. December 8, 2010. Retrieved December 8, 2010.
  9. ^ "Miles is The Home Depot Coach of Year". espn.com. December 7, 2011. Retrieved December 8, 2011.
  10. ^ "Kelly named Coach of Year". journalgazette.net. December 5, 2012. Archived from the original on December 14, 2013. Retrieved December 5, 2012.
  11. ^ "Auburn's Gus Malzahn Winner of The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award". ESPN. December 11, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2013.
  12. ^ "TCU coach Gary Patterson is Home Depot Coach of the Year". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. December 10, 2014. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  13. ^ "Dabo Swinney claims Home Depot Coach of the Year honor". NBC Sports. December 9, 2015. Retrieved December 9, 2015.
  14. ^ "MacIntyre Collects Another National Coach of the Year Award" (Press release). Colorado Buffaloes. December 7, 2016. Retrieved December 8, 2016.
  15. ^ "National Coach of the Year - UCF". UCF Athletics (Press release). December 6, 2017. Archived from the original on December 7, 2017. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
  16. ^ "National Coach of the Year - Notre Dame" (Press release). December 5, 2018.
  17. ^ Staff report (December 11, 2019). "After leading LSU football to 13-0 record, Ed Orgeron wins Home Depot Coach of the Year Award". The Advocate.
  18. ^ "Chadwell Named The Home Depot College Football Coach of the Year" (Press release). Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. January 5, 2021. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  19. ^ "Fickell Named The Home Depot National Coach of the Year" (Press release). GoBearcats. December 7, 2021. Retrieved December 7, 2021.