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UCF’s Scott Frost Named to Bryant Award Watch List


“Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award will be announced on Jan. 10, 2018






ORLANDO (UCFKnights.com) – Having taken over the UCF football program following a 0-12 campaign in 2015, in just one season and five games head coach Scott Frost has brought the Knights back into the Top 25. On Wednesday, Frost was named to the 2017 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award Watch List.


Frost has UCF at 5-0 for the first time since 1988 and ranked 20th in both the Coaches and Associated Press national polls. The Knights lead the nation in scoring with 50.6 points per game and are fifth in total offense, totaling 547.2 yards per contest.


In its 32nd year, the Paul “Bear” Bryant Award recognizes the nation’s top college football coaches for their contributions both on and off the field. It is selected after all bowl games are concluded and is voted on by the National Sports Media Association.


Only 20 coaches around the country were named to the watch list, announced Wednesday by the American Heart Association and Marathon Oil. Others on the list, include Alabama’s Nick Saban, Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, and the American Athletic Conference’s Mike Norvell (Memphis) and Charlie Strong (USF).


About American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world.  We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases.  The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.  To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit www.heart.org or call any of our offices around the country.


About Marathon Oil Corporation

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent exploration and production company based in Houston.  For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.marathonoil.com.



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