STATESBORO, Ga. —
Georgia Southern assistant coach Chris Foster is one of 56 nominees up for the 2020 Broyles Award, which is award annually to the top college football assistant coaches in the country.
The Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation announcing the class of assistant coaches Tuesday afternoon.Advertisement
The 56 nominees were selected from approximately 1,270 assistant coaches representing 127 Division One programs across the country.
The Broyles Award selection process includes the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), broadcasters, a college football hall-of-fame selection committee and current college head coaches.
Chris Foster is in his fifth season as associate head coach and running backs coach at Georgia Southern
Under his coaching, the Eagle rushing attack is fifth in the country and is tied for the FBS lead with five different 100-yard rushers.
A 43-member selection committee of distinguished former head coaches, broadcasters, and a committee representing the FWAA will select 15 semi-finalists and five finalists from the list of nominees and an overall winner.
The winner of the 2019 Broyles Award was Joe Brady, passing game coordinator at LSU. Previous winners are not eligible to be nominated for the Broyles Award until the completion of three seasons.
Chris Foster named Nominee for Broyles Award SOURCE: WJCL