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Clemson coordinator nominated for Broyles Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (November 13, 2019) – The Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation announced the nominees for the 2019 Broyles Award on Wednesday, which honors college football’s top assistant coaches. Clemson co-offensive coordinator Jeff Scott was nominated for a second-straight year, after being a 2018 finalist.

The Tigers rank No. 2 nationally in total offense per game (545.8 yards) and No. 5 in scoring offense (45.3).

Clemson's Brent Venables (2016) and Tony Elliott (2017) have won the award recently.

The 41 nominees in this year’s class were selected from approximately 1,500 assistant coaches representing 130 Division One programs across the country. The Broyles Award selection process includes the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), broadcasters, a college football hall-of-fame selection committee and current college head coaches.

A 20-member selection committee of distinguished former head coaches, broadcasters, and a committee representing the FWAA will select 15 semi-finalists and five finalists from the list of nominees and an overall winner. Those finalists will be invited to travel to Little Rock, Ark. where the 2019 Broyles Award winner will be announced on Tuesday, December 10th at the Marriott Hotel.

The winner of the 2018 Broyles Award was Mike Locksley, Offensive Coordinator at Alabama. Winners from the past five seasons are not eligible to be nominated for the Broyles Award.

Proceeds from the 2019 Broyles Award support the mission of the Broyles Foundation; to provide a game plan through education, support, and resources to Alzheimer’s caregivers.

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