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2011 Offensive Line Coach of the Year


2011 Offensive Line 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 Wednesday December 7th. Previous winners of the Offensive Line Coach of the Year award are Steve Greatwood (Oregon, 2008), Tony Wise (Pitt, 2009) and Bob Bostad (Wisconsin, 2010).

Cameron Norcross

Greg Studrawa

Ed Warinner



Notre Dame

Cameron Norcross - Nevada

One of the leading young minds working with the Pistol offense today is Cam Norcross, offensive line coach / run game coordinator at Nevada. Countless staffs have visited with Nevada over the past few offseasons and many have reported back to FootballScoop that Norcross is a great up and coming coach. 

Key stats

5th in Total Offense

20th in sacks allowed (13 total)

9th in Rushing Offense (254 YPG)

Nearly 10 minute advantage in  time of possession over opponents

Greg Studrawa - LSU

"Stud" is in his 5th season at LSU as offensive line coach, and shortly before this season began he added the responsibilities of offensive coordinator as well. Stud's line has played exceptionally well this season, getting great push and opening plenty of holes for the Tigers plethora of backs. In his first four seasons, Stud has produced 4 All-SEC linemen and 2 All-Americans. 

Key stats

12 wins, zero losses

18th in Rushing Offense (218 YPG) 

15th in Sacks Allowed (1 / game)

9th in Rushing TDs (32)

Ed Warinner - Notre Dame

Ed Warinner is a great football coach, any coach will tell you that. This season, his guys are showing glimpses of greatness. In 7 of their games, his unit has allowed 0 sacks. When they need it most, they get it (they are 7 of 7 on 4th down conversions). Ask Brian Kelly for a quote about Warinner and you're likely to run out of batteries before he stops raving...

Key stats

19th in Sacks Allowed (1.08 / game)

21st in Tackles for Loss Allowed (4.58)

7 opponents with zero sacks against

0 sacks allowed in October

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