Duke Football: David Cutcliffe Named Semifinalist for Coach of the Year

Oct 26, 2013; Blacksburg, VA, USA; Duke Blue Devils head coach David Cutcliffe on the sidelines during the game against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Lane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports


In a well-deserved development, Duke head coach David Cutcliffe has been named one of sixteen semifinalists for the Maxwell Football Club Coach of the Year award.

Cutcliffe has been phenomenal this year, leading the charge as Duke has taken a big step in their rebuilding program. The Blue Devils (8-2, 4-2) currently sit in first place in the ACC Coastal division and are just two wins away from clinching a trip to the ACC Championship Game.

The rest of the semifinalists:

Nick Saban, Alabama
Gus Malzahn, Auburn
Art Briles, Baylor
Steve Addazio, Boston College
Dabo Swinney, Clemson
Tim DeRuyter, Fresno State
Jimbo Fisher, Florida State
Mark Dantonio, Michigan State
Gary Pinkel, Missouri
Rod Carey, Northern Illinois
Urban Meyer, Ohio State
Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State
George O’Leary, UCF
Ed Orgeron, USC
Gary Andersen, Wisconsin

Topics: David Cutcliffe, Duke Blue Devils

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