Alabama’s Steve Sarkisian Named College Football’s Top Assistant

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The college football postseason is in full swing and some of the top honors are starting to get handed out. On Monday, the winner of the 2020 Broyles Award was announced.

The award — named after legendary head football coach Frank Broyles — honors college football’s top assistant coach.

This year, the honor went to Alabama offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Steve Sarkisian, who helped the Crimson Tide offense and quarterback Mac Jones take the No. 1 ranking into the College Football Playoff.

Sarkisian beat out BYU offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes, Cincinnati defensive coordinator and linebackers coach Marcus Freeman, Indiana defensive linebacker and linebacker Kane Wommack, and Northwestern defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz.

  • ALABAMA, Steve Sarkisian, Offensive Coordinator / QB
  • BYU, Jeff Grimes, Offensive Coordinator
  • CINCINNATI, Marcus Freeman, Defensive Coordinator / LB
  • INDIANA, Kane Wommack, Defensive Coordinator / LB
  • NORTHWESTERN, Mike Hankwitz, Defensive Coordinator
The announcement of the 2020 Broyles Award winner was made on Monday, December 28 at 11:55 a.m. local time on ABC affiliate KATV in Little Rock.
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