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Cutcliffe named Sporting News Co-National Coach of the Year

Posted December 13, 2013

Duke coach David Cutcliffe the Devils' game versus Clemson on Saturday, November 3, 2012 in Durham, NC (Photo by Jack Morton).

— Duke head coach David Cutcliffe was named Sporting News Co-National Coach of the Year, sharing the honor with Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn.

Cutcliffe, already the winner of the ACC Coach of the year for the second consecutive season as well as the Walter Camp Foundation National Coach of the Year, is also a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award presented by the Football Writers Association of America, the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year and Bowden Coach of the Year awards

Cutcliffe has led Duke to a school-record 10 wins, an ACC Coastal Division title, a berth in the ACC Championship game and a trip to face No. 21 Texas A&M in the Chick-fil-A Bowl on Dec. 31. The Blue Devils have qualified for bowls in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history and enter the bowl game ranked No. 24 in the BCS rankings.

Cutcliffe is the second coach in school history to earn national coach of the year recognition, joining Fred Goldsmith who earned the Bobby Dodd Award in 1994. 

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  • lec02572 Dec 13, 11:40 a.m.

    Awesome for Coach Cutcliffe and Duke Football. Not a Duke fan, but a big fan of Coach Cutcliffe. Love to hear him talk about football and life.

  • raleighboy524 Dec 13, 12:01 p.m.

    Nobody deserves the award more than Cutcliffe. The Auburn coach didn't do half the job Cut did in making his team better. The co-award is an insult to Cut.

  • jscott13 Dec 13, 12:14 p.m.

    Not a fan of Duke football either, but I am a huge fan of Coach Cutliffe. He is a winner, not only on the field, but in life.

  • DEVILS1 Dec 13, 12:19 p.m.

    What a year for DUKE! I never thought I'd see the backing from the administration that is there now. Cutcliffe is one hell of a coach; all of his experience with the SEC over the years is showing big time. He has changed every aspect of the program to this point with more to come. I am ready to see the stadium upgrades when done. He has DUKE in the conversation, that's all I wanted as a fan, just be competitive; to have a chance and stop being dragged up and down the field like they were between '95 and '07 practically every game regardless who the competition was. He has his team pick up trash around campus, help with local charities, places high standards on academics, character, giving back and recruits North Carolina hard.

    GO DEVILS!

  • mike honcho Dec 13, 12:27 p.m.

    well deserved for both coaches, congrats to coach Cut.

    GO DEVILS!

  • DUKE4EVER Dec 13, 12:28 p.m.

    GO DUKE!!

  • storminnorman Dec 13, 12:34 p.m.

    very deserving

  • ttaylor58 Dec 13, 1:29 p.m.

    Amazing what a 45-7 beat down can do for you...LMFAO oh and another beat down on deck!!

  • GunnyGoesBaaaarf Dec 13, 1:44 p.m.

    Very happy for Coach Cut - he deserves every award he receives. I'm a Heels fan, but I have a lot of respect for Coach Cut. He is much more than a coach to his team; he's a father figure who teaches life lessons as well as lessons on the gridiron.

  • baldchip Dec 13, 1:59 p.m.

    Congrats to a great coach and a great man!! What a difference you and your coaching staff are making for all of Duke University!!

    Keep it up.

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