December 6, 2010; Little Rock, Ark. - The nation's top team now officially has the nation's top assistant coach. Auburn University offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Gus Malzahn is the 15th recipient of the Broyles Award, given annually to the top assistant coach in college football.
Malzahn was honored, along with his fellow finalists, at a Monday luncheon at the Peabody Hotel in Little Rock. The winner receives a cash prize, a large Broyles Award plaque, a watch, a custom-fitted set of golf clubs from Adams Golf, a custom-made sport coat, and a personalized Broyles Award Trophy valued at more than $5,000.
Afterwards, the winner and his spouse are flown to Orlando to represent the award at The Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Show broadcast on ESPN.
Complete list of the 2010 Broyles Awards finalists:
Dick Bumpas, Texas Christian University, Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Line Coach
Paul Chryst, University of Wisconsin, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
Dana Holgorsen, Oklahoma State University, Offensive Coordinator
Gus Malzahn, Auburn University, Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks
Greg Roman, Stanford University, Offensive Coordinator