2011 Wide Receivers Coach of the Year
The FootballScoop Coaches of the Year awards presented by SpeedTracs are the only set of awards that recognize the most outstanding position coaches in college football. Finalists were selected based off of nominations by coaches, athletic directors, and athletic department personnel. A panel of coaches, including previous recipients, will determine the the 2011 winner. Votes tallied on this page are considered; however our panel will make the final decision. Voting for this award ends on Tuesday December 6th.
Previous winners of the Wide Receivers Coach of the Year award are Bobby Kennedy (Texas, 2008), Zach Azzanni (Central Michigan, 2009) and Brent Pease (Boise State, 2010).
|Kasey Dunn & Doug Meacham||Ted Gilmore||Jay Norvell||Jason Phillips & Tony Levine|
|Kasey Dunn and Doug Meacham – Oklahoma State University|
Justin Blackmon on his own could have earned the OSU receivers coaches consideration for this list; but what the entire receiving corps has done made them a no brainer. Oklahoma State’s 5 leading receivers are all averaging over 10 yards per reception. Blackmon has over 1,200 and 15 TDs, two others have over 600 yards each.
|4th in Receiving TDs (37)||5 WRs Averagivg over 10 yards per catch|
|J. Blackmon #3 in TDs||J. Blackmon #2 in Receptions / Game (9)|
|Ted Gilmore – University of Southern California|
If you haven’t had a chance to watch USC’s receivers in person this season you have missed something special…The good news is, they are all young and will be back. Robert Woods (SO) and Marqise Lee (FR) are setting records at USC. Both have over 1,100 yards receiving and combine to average over 200 yards per game.
|3rd in Receiving TDs (39)||R. Woods 3rd in TDs with 15|
R. Woods set USC and
Conf. record for receptions (111)
|M. Lee #17 in receiving and 11 TDs|
|Jay Norvell – Oklahoma University|
Ryan Broyles, Kenny Stills and crew have put up huge numbers this season. Broyles, before he went down for the season with a knee injury, set the NCAA record for receptions with 349. Through 9 games, he had 83 receptions for 1157 and 10 TDs. Kenny Stills has picked his game up since Broyles went down and is currently averaging 15 yards per receptions with 8 TDs.
|3rd in Passing Offense (376 YPG)||Broyles all time NCAA leader in receptions|
|WRs averaging over 13 yards per reception||3 leading receivers avg. nearly 300 YPG|
|Jason Phillips and Tony Levine – University of Houston|
Unless you’ve played them (and thus, been beat by them) you might not know their names; but the set of wide receivers at Houston are as good as any in the country. Patrick Edwards, Tyron Carrier and Justin Johnson have combined for 220 receptions. Houston has 49 receiving touchdowns. Crazy numbers.
|1st in Receiving TDs (49)||P. Edwards has 18 TDs (#1)|
|26 Passing Plays 40+ yards (#1)||1st in Receiving YPG 449 (~50 better than #2)|
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