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  1. Claeys comfortable back as Gophers DC

    Brian Bennett

    Tracy Claeys served as acting head coach when Minnesota went on its historic four-game winning streak last season. That brought Claeys plenty of national acclaim and recognition, including some calls for him to win Big Ten Coach of the Year honors. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  2. Poll: Big Ten coach of the year

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier today, the Maxwell Football Club named 16 semifinalists for its national coach of the year award. That list included three Big Ten coaches: Wisconsin's Gary Andersen, Michigan State's Mark Dantonio and Ohio State's Urban Meyer. All three h...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  3. O'Brien named Maxwell coach of the year

    Brian Bennett

    The Maxwell Football Club has named Penn State's Bill O'Brien as its 2012 coach of the year. O'Brien edged out Notre Dame's Brian Kelly and Kansas State's Bill Snyder for the honor. Here's what Maxwell executive director Mark Wolpert had to say ab...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  4. Bill O'Brien talks awards, PSU future

    Brian Bennett

    Bill O'Brien called from the road Thursday. The Penn State coach may have just won the two major coach of the year awards from the Big Ten and been hailed as the national coach of the year by's Rick Reilly, but there was no time to rest on t...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  5. Your vote: Big East award winners

    Brian Bennett

    The Big East award winners are out, with a few surprises on the list. Now let us take a look at what you had to say. I had polls for offensive, defensive and coach of the year this week on the blog. Your vote for offensive player of the year: W...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  6. Jones, Pead, Wolfe get Big East honors

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati dominated the Big East individual awards announced Thursday, as running back Isaiah Pead was honored as Offensive Player of the Year, tackle Derek Wolfe was selected as Co-Defensive Player of the Year and Butch Jones won Coach of the Year....

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  7. Vote: Coach of the Year

    Brian Bennett

    Time to vote for your choice for Big East Coach of the Year. Here are my top four choices: Dana Holgorsen, West Virginia. Holgorsen was elevated to head coach in the summer after a the school severed ties in a messy divorce with Bill Stewart, and ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  8. Hoke a finalist for coach of the year award

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan's Brady Hoke is one of five finalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award, presented by the Football Writers Association of America. Hoke, who led the Wolverines to a 10-2 record and a spot in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, is joined...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  9. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Time to take a dip into the mailbag. Doak in Orono, Maine, writes: Hey Andrea, Is there any chance with a win v. Cincy that Paul Pasqualoni is up for Big East coach of the year? Working with what he had, and didn't have, to be in most games and co...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  10. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    So the past couple of days have been good to people in Columbus, huh? One fateful bounce changed everything for Michigan State and Wisconsin. The case for Mark Dantonio winning Big Ten coach of the year. Rose Bowl talk is a constant around the Sp...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  11. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Thursday night will be a beautiful night for football. Will Butch Jones leave Cincinnati? What has happened to former UConn coach Randy Edsall at Maryland? Pat Forde says Louisville coach Charlie Strong should be Big East coach of the year. ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  12. Doug Marrone a finalist for coaching award

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse coach Doug Marrone got beaten out by Charlie Strong and Randy Edsall for Big East coach of the year honors. But Marrone is one of 10 finalists for a national prize: Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award. Fans can help sway this vote. You...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  13. Video: Big East Coach of the Year race

    Brian Bennett

    Brian Bennett takes a look at the Coach of the Year race in the Big East....

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  14. Louisville keeps Syracuse bowl hungry

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse has gained a lot of attention in the Big East and nationally for its turnaround and march toward bowl eligibility. Doug Marrone has earned praise and consideration for coach of the year honors. Well, don't forget about Louisville and Char...

    Blog | November 06, 2010
  15. Opening camp: Cincinnati

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati Schedule: Practice starts at 3:05 p.m. Monday. Team heads to Camp Higher Ground in Indiana after Thursday's practice. What's new: Butch Jones takes over for three-time Big East coach of the year Brian Kelly. The Bearcats will switch...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  16. Video: Who should be Big East COY?

    Brian Bennett

    Blogger Brian Bennett gives his top-3 picks for Big East coach of the year....

    Blog | December 02, 2009