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Left to right: Chuck Morrell and Jim Hogan
Left to right: Chuck Morrell and Jim Hogan
Football - Mon, Dec. 3, 2012

The American Football Coaches Association released their 2012 Regional Coach of the Year winners. Second year head coach Chuck Morrell of Montana Tech was named the NAIA, Region 5 Coach of the Year. Morrell led Tech to an 8-3 record and a berth in the NAIA national playoffs. Jim Hogan, offensive line and strength coach at Carroll College was a finalist for Assistant Coach of the Year honors.

The AFCA recognizes five regional Coach of the Year winners in each of the Association's five divisions: Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III and NAIA. The winners are selected by active members of the Association who vote for coaches in their respective regions and divisions.

The AFCA also recogizes one assistant coach from the five divisions of college football which is selected based on their dedication to their teams and communities.

Click here for complete AFCA release