Auburn's Malzahn named Paul 'Bear' Bryant Coach of the Year - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Latest Scores, Headlines and Analysis

Auburn's Malzahn named Paul 'Bear' Bryant Coach of the Year

Posted: Updated:
(Source: File Photo) (Source: File Photo)
AUBURN, AL (WSFA) -

Auburn head football coach Gus Malzahn was named the 2013 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Wednesday in Houston, Auburn announced in a news release.

The award is the coach's fifth national coach of the year award. 

The Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year award is selected each year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. It recognizes coaching on and off the field and raises funds to fight heart disease and stroke for the American Heart Association.

Malzahn is the fourth Auburn coach to win the award joining Terry Bowden, Tommy Tuberville and Gene Chizik.

The other finalists for the award were Rice University's David Bailiff, Baylor's Art Briles, Michigan State's Mark Dantonio and Stanford's David Shaw.

Copyright 2014 WSFA 12 News. All rights reserved.

  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • Man indicted for attempted murder of Lanett police officer

    Man indicted for attempted murder of Lanett police officer

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:22:25 GMT
    A Chambers County grand jury has indicted Jarod Moreland for Attempted Capital Murder of a Lanett police officer.  Per Lanett Police Chief Angie Spates, in August of 2013, Moreland allegedly took policeMore >>
    A Chambers County grand jury has indicted Jarod Moreland for Attempted Capital Murder of a Lanett police officer.  Per Lanett Police Chief Angie Spates, in August of 2013, Moreland allegedly took policeMore >>
  • Father accused of killing 5 children extradited back to S. Carolina

    Father accused of killing 5 children extradited back to S. Carolina

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:56:58 GMT
    The father accused of killing and dumping the bodies of his five children along a rural dirt road in Wilcox County, Alabama was successfully extradited back to the state of South CarolinaMore >>
    The father accused of killing and dumping the bodies of his five children along a rural dirt road in Wilcox County, Alabama was successfully extradited back to the state of South Carolina Thursday to face charges, according to local reports.More >>
  • breaking

    Missing juvenile boy located

    Missing juvenile boy located

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:05:39 GMT
    The Columbus Police Department has located a missing juvenile and returned him to his residence. Terrell D. Baldwin, also known as "Tank," was last seen at 513 35th Street on Wednesday, Sept. 10 2014.More >>
    The Columbus Police Department has located a missing juvenile and returned him to his residence. Terrell D. Baldwin, also known as "Tank," was last seen at 513 35th Street on Wednesday, Sept. 10 2014.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.