Tuesday, November 15, 2016

GSU's Fobbs a finalist for FCS Coach of the Year

GRMBLING, Louisiana -- Grambling coach Broderick Fobbs was named Monday as one of 15 finalists for FCS Coach of the Year.

The Eddie Robinson Award, named after legendary Grambling coach Eddie Robinson and his contributions to football, is given out annually to the top coach in the FCS ranks.

Fobbs is the only finalist from the Southwestern Athletic Conference and joins North Carolina A&T's Rod Broadway, a former coach at Grambling, and North Carolina Central's Jerry Mack as the three finalists from HBCU programs.

Grambling is 7-1 this year and 7-0 in the SWAC. The Tigers have won their league games by an average of 35 points per game. Grambling hasn't lost a league game in two years thanks to a 16-0 regular season mark.


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