The Maxwell Football Club announced today that Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney has been named as one of 22 semifinalists for the 2019 George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award. Additional information from the Maxwell Football Club is included below.
PHILADELPHIA — Maxwell Football Club President, Mark Dianno, announced the 2019 semifinalists for the George Munger College Coach of the Year Award, which is presented yearly by the Maxwell Football Club. The list includes a field of 22 candidates for the award who have been selected by the MFC National Selection Committee. All semifinalists are listed in alphabetical order by school.
2019 George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Semi-FinalistsTroy Calhoun, Air ForceEli Drinkwitz Appalachian StateMatt Rhule, BaylorBryan Harsin, Boise StateJim McElwain, Central MichiganLuke Fickell, CincinnatiDabo Swinney, ClemsonDan Mullen, FloridaKirby Smart, GeorgiaTom Allen, IndianaScott Satterfield, LouisvilleEd Orgeron, LSUMike Norvell, MemphisP.J. Fleck, MinnesotaKen Niumatalolo, NavyRyan Day, Ohio StateLincoln Riley, OklahomaMario Cristobal, OregonJames Franklin, Penn StateRocky Long, San Diego StateSonny Dykes, SMUKyle Whittingham, Utah
Semifinalist voting for the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year award will begin on Thursday Nov. 21st and close on Sunday, Dec. 8th. The finalist round will include the top three coaches as selected in the semifinalist round. Finalist voting will open Dec. 9th and run until Dec. 27th. The winner will be announced Dec. 29th.
The formal presentation of the George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award will take place at the Maxwell Football Club’s National Awards Gala on Friday, March 6, 2020.
Eligible voters include Maxwell Football Club members, NCAA Head Football Coaches, Sports Information Directors and selected national media. Jeff Monken of Army-West Point was the 2018 winner of the award.