Florida St asst among finalists for Broyles
Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt and Duke
offensive coordinator Kurt Roper were among five finalists named
Monday for the Broyles Award, which honors the nation’s top
assistant college football coach.
Also selected as finalists were Auburn offensive coordinator
Rhett Lashlee, Baylor offensive coordinator Philip Montgomery and
Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi.
Pruitt and Roper’s teams face each other Saturday in the ACC
title game. If Florida State wins, the Seminoles will likely play
for the national championship Jan. 6.
A winner will be announced Dec. 10. The award, given by the
Rotary Club of Little Rock, is named for longtime Arkansas Coach
Frank Broyles, who was known for developing assistant coaches.