Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award

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Walter Camp Coach of the Year
Award details
Given for Coach of the Year in college football
Location Yale University
Country United States
Presented by Walter Camp Football Foundation
First award 1967
Most recent Mike MacIntyre, Colorado

The Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award is given annually to the collegiate American football head coach adjudged by a group of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) head coaches and sports information directors under the auspices of the Walter Camp Football Foundation as the "Coach of the Year";[1] the award is named for Walter Camp, a progenitor of the sport. The foundation also honors a Walter Camp Man of the Year for service.

The award has been presented yearly since 1967 during the Walter Camp Football Foundation's annual awards weekend, held on the campus of Yale University.


Season Coach School
1967 Pont, JohnJohn Pont Indiana
1968 Hayes, WoodyWoody Hayes Ohio State
1969 Schembechler, BoBo Schembechler Michigan
1970 Blackman, BobBob Blackman Dartmouth
1971 Devaney, BobBob Devaney Nebraska
1972 Paterno, JoeJoe Paterno Penn State
1973 Majors, JohnnyJohnny Majors Pittsburgh
1974 Switzer, BarryBarry Switzer Oklahoma
1975 Kush, FrankFrank Kush Arizona State
1976 Burns, Frank R.Frank R. Burns Rutgers
1977 Holtz, LouLou Holtz[2] Arkansas
1978 Powers, WarrenWarren Powers Missouri
1979 Mackovic, JohnJohn Mackovic Wake Forest
1980 Dooley, VinceVince Dooley Georgia
1981 Sherrill, JackieJackie Sherrill Pittsburgh
1982 Stovall, JerryJerry Stovall LSU
1983 White, MikeMike White Illinois
1984 Morrison, JoeJoe Morrison South Carolina
1985 DeBerry, FisherFisher DeBerry Air Force
1986 Johnson, JimmyJimmy Johnson Miami (FL)
1987 Macpherson, DickDick MacPherson Syracuse
1988 Nehlen, DonDon Nehlen West Virginia
1989 Maccartney, BillBill McCartney Colorado
1990 Ross, BobbyBobby Ross Georgia Tech
1991 Bowden, BobbyBobby Bowden Florida State
1992 Stallings, GeneGene Stallings Alabama
1993 Bowden, TerryTerry Bowden Auburn
1994 Paterno, JoeJoe Paterno Penn State
1995 Barnett, GaryGary Barnett Northwestern
1996 Snyder, BruceBruce Snyder Arizona State
1997 Carr, LloydLloyd Carr Michigan
1998 Snyder, BillBill Snyder Kansas State
1999 Beamer, FrankFrank Beamer Virginia Tech
2000 Stoops, BobBob Stoops Oklahoma
2001 Friedgen, RalphRalph Friedgen Maryland
2002 Ferentz, KirkKirk Ferentz Iowa
2003 Stoops, BobBob Stoops Oklahoma
2004 Tuberville, TommyTommy Tuberville Auburn
2005 Paterno, JoeJoe Paterno Penn State
2006 Schiano, GregGreg Schiano Rutgers
2007 Mangino, MarkMark Mangino Kansas
2008 Saban, NickNick Saban Alabama
2009 Patterson, GaryGary Patterson TCU
2010 Kelly, ChipChip Kelly Oregon
2011 Miles, LesLes Miles LSU
2012 Kelly, BrianBrian Kelly Notre Dame
2013 Cutcliffe, DavidDavid Cutcliffe Duke
2014 Patterson, GaryGary Patterson TCU
2015 Swinney, DaboDabo Swinney Clemson
2016 MacIntyre, MikeMike MacIntyre Colorado


  1. ^ "TCU's Patterson named Walter Camp coach of the year". USA Today. AP. December 18, 2014. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Holtz picked for Walter Camp award". The Eagle. Associated Press. December 24, 1977. p. 9. Retrieved June 3, 2017 – via 

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