ATLANTA, GA -- Texas coach Mack Brown is the 2008 Bobby Dodd
Coach of the Year.
Brown received the award during halftime of the Chick-fil-A Bowl Wednesday night.
It's a reward for his 11-win season and No. 3 ranking.
The award was established in 1976 to honor the Division I coach
"whose program represents the highest ideals on and off the
According to the Bobby Dodd Foundation, the award is designed to
honor a coach who enjoys a successful season while also stressing
the importance of academic excellence and character as Dodd, the
Georgia Tech coach for 22 years.
Previous winners vote on the award, along with a panel selected
by the foundation.
Brown guided Texas (11-1) to a spot in the Fiesta Bowl against
Ohio State Monday. Brown is 114-26 at Texas.
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