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UAB’s Bill Clark wins Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award

By Josh Roller | @Roller_01

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Two years ago, Bill Clark did not have a football team.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham had disbanded the program for financial reasons in 2015, after Clark had coached the Blazers to a 6-6 record in his first season. The role […]

Perfect Once More, Frost Becomes Coach of the Year

By Joe Spears | @joe_spears7

Sports Capital Journalism Program

ATLANTA – In January, 1996, Grambling State coaching legend Eddie Robinson and his grandson Eddie Robinson III were among those in attendance at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., watching Nebraska produce one of the most overwhelming championship victories in the modern history of major college […]

Postcard from Atlanta: A Dinner Table Brings a Paper To Life

At the end of the fall semester I was turning in a paper for Professor Chris Lamb’s Media and Society Seminar in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at IUPUI. The paper described how Eddie Robinson changed college football through decades of work molding generations of Grambling State Tigers, and how he continues to […]

Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz receives 2015 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year award

(From left to right) Sugar Bowl President T. Carey Wicker III; Eddie Robinson III, grandson of coach Eddie Robinson; Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz; and FWAA President Lee Barfknecht at the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year presentation on Saturday in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Frank Gogola)

By Frank Gogola | @FrankGogola

Sports […]