2011 Quarterbacks Coach


2011 Quarterbacks 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 Quarterbacks Coach of the Year award are Josh Heupel (Oklahoma, 2008), Tom Rossley (Texas A&M, 2009) and Mark Helfrich (Oregon, 2010).

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Pep Hamilton – Stanford University

Most talent evaluators believe that Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck will be the 1st pick in the draft next April. A few of those that work for the worldwide leader tell us that Pep Hamilton deserves a lot of the credit for getting Luck to where he is. In 2004 and 2005 Hamilton worked with the quarterbacks for the New York Jets. He spent the 2006 season with the QBs for the 49ers. In 2007, ’08 and ’09 he was the quarterbacks coach for the Chicago Bears. In 2010, Jim Harbaugh hired him to work with Luck (Hamilton also coach the wide receivers). This season, Hamilton is serving as the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach. Luck is all smiles. 


Key stats
5th in Scoring Offense (44 PPG)
Andrew Luck is 9th in completion % (70%)
Andrew Luck is 11th in yards per attempt35 TDs vs. 9 Ints.
Luck just passed John Elway in career TDs3rd All Time – Career Passing Yards (Stanford)




Kliff Kingsbury – University of Houston

Some say Andrew Luck might turn out to be one of the great NFL quarterbacks; but no one disputes that Case Keenum is one of the all time great college quarterbacks. Under Kingsbury’s watch, Keenum has destroyed almost every record a quarterback can think of. 


Key stats
1st in Passing Offense (394 YPG)1st in Scoring Offense (53 PPG)
Over 4,700 yards passing43 TDs vs. 3 Ints.
1st in Passing Plays 20+Yards (65)NCAA Record Holder (pass. yards, TDs and Total Off)




Philip Montgomery – Baylor University

RG3 is one of the great stories of this college football season. He burst onto the national stage with a huge, gutty performance on opening night as he led his Bears to a huge win over TCU…and he hasn’t stopped since. Art Briles recently said that RG3 is a special talent; but Philip Montgomery has made him a great quarterback. 


Key stats
2nd in Total Offense (577 YPG)
6th in Scoring Offense (43 PPG)
RG3 has nearly 4,300 yards total offense34 TDs vs. 5 Ints.
6th in Completion % (73%)
1st in Yards per Attempt (10.6)






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