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Boise State and Miami (Ohio) Receive 2011 Academic Achievement Award

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Boise State University and Miami University (Ohio) will share the American Football Coaches Asso­­ciation’s 2011 Aca­demic Achieve­ment Award, which is presented by the Touchdown Club of Memphis. Boise State and Miami (Ohio) recorded a 100 percent graduation rate for members of its freshman football student-athlete class of 2004. This is the first...

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Edward P. Hurt Selected as 2011 Trailblazer Award Winner

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Edward P. Hurt, best known for his coaching career at Morgan State University, has been named the American Football Coaches Association’s recipient of the 2011 Trailblazer Award. The award will be presented posthumously at the AFCA President’s Kickoff Luncheon on Monday, January 9 at the 2012 AFCA Convention in San Antonio. Hurt passed away in 1989.

The AFCA Trailblazer Award was created to honor early leaders in the football coaching profession who coached at historically black c...

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Lowell\'s Noel Dean to Receive 2011 Power of Influence Award

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Lowell (Mich.) High School head coach Noel Dean has been named the 2011 Power of Influence Award recipient. Dean was nominated by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA). Presented jointly by the American Football Coaches Association® and the American Football Coaches Foundation®, the award will be given to Dean at the AFCA Coach of the Year Dinner on Tuesday, January 10, at the 2012 AFCA Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

The Power of Influence award was created...

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Yaser Elqutub Named 2011 Good Works Team Captain

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Demons’ Linebacker Presented with Award at The Home Depot College Football Awards On a night when college football’s brightest stars were celebrated for their performance on the field, Northwestern State University senior linebacker Yaser Elqutub was announced by Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) as the 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® Captain, a community service award determined by college foot...

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