LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation announces Mike Locksley, Offensive Coordinator at Alabama, as the winner of the 23rd annual Broyles Award.

The 2018 Broyles Award finalists included:

Alabama - Mike Locksley, Offensive Coordinator

Army - Jay Bateman, Defensive Coordinator

Clemson - Jeff Scott, Co-Offensive Coordinator/WRs

Mississippi State - Bob Shoop, Defensive Coordinator/Safeties

Notre Dame - Chip Long, Offensive Coordinator

The announcement of the 2018 Broyles Award winner on Tuesday, December 4th at the Marriott Hotel.

Last year’s Broyles Award winner was Tony Elliott, co-offensive coordinator and running backs coach at Clemson. The Broyles Award honors college football's top assistant coach. The award was established in 1996 to recognize legendary head football Coach Frank Broyles. Coach Broyles had a track record of producing some of the most successful assistant coaches in college football history.

Proceeds from the 2018 Broyles Award support the mission of the Broyles Foundation; to provide education, support, and resources to Alzheimer's caregivers. You can follow The Broyles Foundation on Facebook and Twitter.

Riceland Foods served as the presenting sponsor of the 2018 Broyles Award. Riceland is the world’s largest miller and marketer of rice with its products sold across the nation and to more than 75 foreign destinations.

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About the Broyles Award

The Broyles Award was created in 1996 recognizing Coach Frank Broyles’ legacy of selecting and developing great assistants during his almost two decades as head coach at Arkansas. You can follow the Broyles Award on Facebook and Twitter.

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