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LSU head coach Les Miles was named to the Bobby Dodd coach of the Year midseason watch list on Friday, along with 19 other coaches.
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The head coaches on the watch list represent programs with the highest ideals of leadership, scholarship and integrity on and off the field – the three pillars of legendary coach Bobby Dodd’s philosophy. Each of the coaches sits at the helm of programs with winning records, superior Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores and graduation rates, and a strong commitment to service within their communities.
Complete watch list:

Art Briles Baylor (Big 12)
David Cutcliffe Duke (ACC) - 2013 Dodd Trophy Winner
Mark Dantonio Michigan State (Big Ten)
Sonny Dykes California (Pac-12)
Kirk Ferentz Iowa (Big Ten)
Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern (Big Ten)
Hugh Freeze Ole Miss (SEC)
Mike Gundy Oklahoma State (Big 12)
Bryan Harsin Boise State (Mountain West)
Brian Kelly Notre Dame (Independent)
Urban Meyer Ohio State (Big Ten)
Les Miles LSU (SEC)
Jim Mora UCLA (Pac-12)
Gary Patterson TCU (Big 12) - 2009 Dodd Trophy Winner
Nick Saban Alabama (SEC) - 2014 Dodd Trophy Winner
David Shaw Stanford (Pac-12)
Bob Stoops Oklahoma (Big 12) - 2003 Dodd Trophy Winner
Kevin Sumlin Texas A&M (SEC)
Dabo Swinney Clemson (ACC) - 2011 Dodd Trophy Winner
Kyle Whittingham Utah (Pac-12)

A final watch list will be released in November and the winner will be announced in Atlanta during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl week.
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Art Briles Baylor (Big 12)

Award lost some credibility by putting him on there. He's a great coach, but integrity is suspect.
Reply66 months
"Each of the coaches sits at the helm of programs with winning records, superior Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores and graduation rates, and a strong commitment to service within their communities."

It's not just about winning.
Reply66 months
UF has surprised and get no love?!
McElwain and Harbaugh are my leaders
Reply66 months
No McElwain???
Reply66 months
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