Badgers football coach Paul Chryst is now up for a pair of awards honoring the top coach in college football. Chryst was named a finalist for the 2017 Dodd Trophy. He was previously named a finalist for Paul Bryant Coach of the Year Award.
Chryst has led the Badgers to a 12-1 record and a berth in the Orange Bowl. Since taking over his alma mater, he has posted a 33-7 record in three seasons.
The 2017 Dodd Trophy Finalists:
|Coach||School||CFP Ranking||APR Score|
|Paul Chryst||Wisconsin||No. 6||990|
|Pat Fitzgerald||Northwestern||No. 21||995|
|Scott Frost||UCF||No. 12||984|
|Mark Richt||Miami||No. 10||965|
|David Shaw||Stanford||No. 13||985|
|Kirby Smart||Georgia||No. 3||961|
|Dabo Swinney||Clemson||No. 1||980
The winner of the Dodd Trophy will be announced in Atlanta during Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Week.