Football Writers Association of America
ALL-TIME EDDIE ROBINSON AWARD WINNERS
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
    Record Rank
2013 Gus Malzahn, Auburn 13-1 2
  Finalists: Art Briles (Baylor); David Cutcliffe (Duke); Mark Dantonio (Michigan State); Jimbo Fisher (Florida State); George O'Leary (UCF); Gary Pinkel (Missouri); David Shaw (Stanford).
2012 Brian Kelly, Notre Dame 12-0 1
  Finalists: Gary Andersen (Utah State); Dave Doeren (Northern Illinois); Urban Meyer (Ohio State), Will Muschamp (Florida); Bill O’Brien (Penn State); David Shaw (Stanford); Bill Snyder (Kansas State); Kevin Sumlin (Texas A&M).
2011 Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State 12-1 3
  Finalists: Brady Hoke (Michigan); Les Miles (LSU); Bill Snyder (Kansas State); Dabo Swinney (Clemson)
2010 Chip Kelly, Oregon 12-1 3
  Finalists: Bret Bielema (Wisconsin); Gene Chizik (Auburn); Mark Dantonio (Michigan State); Mike Gundy (Oklahoma State); Jim Harbaugh (Stanford); Gary Patterson (TCU); Chris Petersen (Boise State)
2009 Gary Patterson, TCU 12-1 6
  Finalists: Mack Brown (Texas); Paul Johnson (Georgia Tech); Brian Kelly (Cincinnati); Chip Kelly (Oregon); Chris Petersen (Boise State); Nick Saban (Alabama)
2008 Nick Saban, Alabama 12-2 6
  Finalists: Mack Brown (Texas); Pete Carroll (USC); Mike Leach (Texas Tech); Urban Meyer (Florida); Joe Paterno (Penn State); Chris Petersen (Boise State); Bob Stoops (Oklahoma); Kyle Whittingham (Utah)
2007 Mark Mangino, Kansas 12-1 7
  Finalists: Frank Beamer (Virginia Tech); Troy Calhoun (Air Force); Dennis Erickson (Arizona State); June Jones (Hawaii); Gary Pinkel (Missouri); Jim Tressel (Ohio State); Ron Zook (Illinois)
2006 Greg Schiano, Rutgers 11-2 12
  Finalists: Art Briles (Houston); Lloyd Carr (Michigan); Jim Grobe (Wake Forest); June Jones (Hawaii); Bronco Mendenhall (BYU); Houston Nutt (Arkansas); Chris Petersen (Boise State); Bob Stoops (Oklahoma)
2005 Charlie Weis, Notre Dame 9-3 9
  Finalists: Mack Brown (Texas); Pete Carroll (USC); Karl Dorrell (UCLA); George O'Leary (Central Florida); Joe Paterno (Penn State)
2004 Urban Meyer, Utah 12-0 4
  Finalists: Pete Carroll (USC); Kirk Ferentz (Iowa); Mike Price (UTEP); Jeff Tedford (California); Tommy Tuberville (Auburn)
2003 Nick Saban, LSU 13-1 2
  Finalists: Pete Carroll (USC); Paul Johnson (Navy); Steve Kragthorpe (Tulsa); Gary Patterson (TCU); Bob Stoops (Oklahoma)
2002 Jim Tressel, Ohio State 14-0 1
  Finalists: Larry Coker (Miami); Kirk Ferentz (Iowa); Tyrone Willingham (Notre Dame)
2001 Ralph Friedgen, Maryland 10-2 11
  Finalists: Ron Turner (Illinois); Mike Price (Washington State)
2000 Bob Stoops, Oklahoma 13-0 1
  Finalists: Dennis Erickson (Oregon State); John L. Smith (Louisville)
1999 Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech 11-1 2
  Finalists: June Jones (Hawaii); Glen Mason (Minnesota).
1998 Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee 13-0 1
  Finalists: Barry Alvarez (Wisconsin); Mike Bellotti (Oregon); Tommy Bowden (Tulane); Houston Nutt (Arkansas); George O'Leary (Georgia Tech); Larry Smith (Missouri); Bill Snyder (Kansas State); Bob Toledo (UCLA); Dick Tomey (Arizona)
1997 Mike Price, Washington State 10-2 9
  Finalists: Bobby Bowden (Florida State); Mack Brown (North Carolina); Lloyd Carr (Michigan); Jim Donnan (Georgia); Dennis Franchione (New Mexico); Tom Osborne (Nebraska); Joe Paterno (Penn State); Gary Pinkel (Toledo); Bob Simmons (Oklahoma State); Joe Tiller (Purdue); Bob Toledo (UCLA)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award
1996 Bruce Snyder, Arizona State 11-1 4
1995 Gary Barnett, Northwestern 10-2 8
1994 Rich Brooks, Oregon 9-4 11
1993 Terry Bowden, Auburn 11-0 4
1992 Gene Stallings, Alabama 13-0 1
1991 Don James, Washington 12-0 2
1990 Bobby Ross, Georgia Tech 11-0-1 2
1989 Bill McCartney, Colorado 11-1 4
1988 Lou Holtz, Notre Dame 12-0 1
1987 Dick MacPherson, Syracuse 11-0-1 4
1986 Joe Paterno, Penn State 12-0 1
1985 Fisher DeBerry, Air Force 12-1 8
1984 LaVell Edwards, BYU 13-0 1
1983 Howard Schnellenberger, Miami 11-1 1
1982 Joe Paterno, Penn State 11-1 1
1981 Danny Ford, Clemson 12-0 1
1980 Vince Dooley, Georgia 12-0 1
1979 Earle Bruce, Ohio State 11-1 4
1978 Joe Paterno, Penn State 11-1 4
1977 Lou Holtz, Arkansas 11-1 3
1976 Johnny Majors, Pittsburgh 12-0 1
1975 Woody Hayes, Ohio State 11-1 4
1974 Grant Teaff, Baylor 8-4 14
1973 Johnny Majors, Pittsburgh 6-5-1 UR
1972 John McKay, USC 12-0 1
1971 Bob Devaney, Nebraska 13-0 1
1970 Alex Agase, Northwestern 6-4 UR
1969 Bo Schembechler, Michigan 8-3 9
1968 Woody Hayes, Ohio State 10-0 1
1967 John Pont, Indiana 9-1 4
1966 Tom Cahill, Army 8-2 UR
1965 Duffy Daugherty, Michigan State 10-1 2
1964 Ara Parseghian, Notre Dame 9-1 3
1963 Darrell Royal, Texas 10-0 1
1962 John McKay, USC 10-0 1
1961 Darrell Royal, Texas 9-1 3
1960 Murray Warmath, Minnesota 8-1 1
1959 Ben Schwartzwalder, Syracuse 10-0 1
1958 Paul Dietzel, LSU 10-0 1
1957 Woody Hayes, Ohio State 8-1 2
Note: Rank is final ranking in The Associated Press poll. The AP has ranked 25 teams since 1989. From 1957-88, the AP ranked 20 teams, except 1962-67, when it ranked 10 teams.
National College Football Awards Association AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic The Charlotte Touchdown Club NCAA Football College Football Hall of Fame
 American Football Coaches Association National College Football Day  Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year College Sports Information Directors of America National Football Foundation