MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has been named one of nine finalists for the 2016 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award, today, by the American Heart Association (AHA) and title sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation.
In the national rankings, WVU’s offense is currently ranked No. 12 in total offense, No. 13 in first down offense, No. 18 in rushing offense, No. 24 in passing yards per completion, No. 29 in pass efficiency and No. 30 in pass offense. Defensively, WVU is No. 10 in turnovers gained, No. 19 in fumbles recovered, No. 23 in passes intercepted, No. 31 in turnover margin, No. 32 in pass efficiency defense and No. 36 in scoring defense.