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Winters and McElroy Named to AFCA Board of Trustees

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NASHVILLE, TENN. — Wayne State University (Mich.) head coach Paul Winters and Saddleback College (Calif.) head coach Mark McElroy have been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). Winters and McElroy were elected by members attending the 2017 AFCA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Winters will be a Division II representative and McElroy will be the ex officio Junior College representative.

Winters and McElroy join a group of distinguishe...

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Eddie George to Host American Football Coaches Awards

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Coaches Call on Heisman Trophy Winner, Actor and Entrepreneur to Preside Over Live Television Premiere on CBS Sports Network NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 19, 2016) – The American Football Coaches Association® (AFCA®) announced that Heisman Trophy winner, four-time NFL Pro Bowler, College Football Hall of Fame member, actor and entrepreneur Eddie George will handle hosting duties for the live television debut of the American Football Coac...

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Former AFCA President LaVell Edwards Passes Away

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1987 AFCA President and Legendary BYU head football coach LaVell Edwards passed away Thursday morning at the age of 86. Edwards, a coaching icon in college football, led the Cougars for 29 seasons from 1972 to 2000. He amassed 257 victories, which ranks seventh in NCAA Division I history. In addition, Edwards led BYU to the 1984 National Championship and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2004. In 1972, Edwards assumed command of a BYU program that had won just 1...

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Three Finalists Named for AFCA Comeback Coach of the Year

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EASTERN MICHIGAN’S CHRIS CREIGHTON, COLORADO’S MIKE MACINTYRE AND IDAHO’S PAUL PETRINO VOTED AS FINALISTS FOR INAUGURAL AFCA COMEBBACK COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD

WACO, TEXAS – The AFCA will be presenting a new award called the Comeback Coach of the Year, at the inaugural American Football Coaches Awards show, to be televised live on CBS Sports Network on January 10, 2017 at 9 p.m. EST. The awards show will take place at the Grand Ole Opry House during the ...

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