Miami Hurricanes head coach, Mark Richt, has been named the ACC football coach of the year.
Richt led the team to a 10-1 regular season record and was 10-0 before losing to Pittsburgh this past Friday. He also led the Canes to their biggest regular season wins in 15 years with primetime blowout victories over then number 13 Virginia Tech and number 3 Notre Dame. As well as their first ever ACC coastal division title.
Richt received 41 out of a possible 59 votes from the 45 media members and 14 conference head coaches who placed a ballot. His counter part in Saturday’s ACC championship game, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney, came in second place with 10 votes.