Nov. 27, 2013
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Fresno State offensive coordinator Dave Schramm is one of 40 nominees for the 2013 Broyles Award, which honors the top assistant college football coach in America, the Rotary Club of Little Rock announced Wednesday.
The award was established in 1996 to honor legendary Arkansas head coach Frank Broyles, who had a track record of producing some of the most successful assistant coaches in college football history.
The 2013 Broyles Award winner will be announced on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock, AR. The Broyles Award is presented by The Rotary Club of Little Rock. The winner of the 2012 Broyles Award was Bob Diaco, Notre Dame. Bulldog defensive coordinator Nick Toth was one of last season's honorees.
Schramm has been instrumental in Fresno State's 10-0 record this year, leading the Bulldog offense that is one of the most prolific in the country.
His offense ranks No. 2 in the nation in plays per game (87.4), passing yards per game (399.9) and total offense (573.9) while ranking fifth in scoring (46.8).
Fresno State has gone for over 600 yards of offense in four out of its last five games and has scored 35 or more points in all 10 games this season with eight games scoring over 40 points.
The Broyles Award is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) which encompasses the most prestigious awards in college football. The 21 awards boast 678 years of tradition-selection excellence. Visit www.NCFAA.org to learn more about our story.
Other nominees from the Mountain West include Colorado State's Dave Baldwin, San Jose State's Jimmie Dougherty and Utah State's Todd Orlando.
"Catch the Wave" - Tickets for Fresno State regular season finale against New Mexico on Nov. 23 are still available and can be purchased online at gobulldogs.com, over the phone at 559-278-DOGS (3647) or in person at the Bulldog Ticket Office located at Bulldog Stadium. The official home of the Fresno State Bulldogs is 940 AM ESPN Radio.
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