He said there’s still plenty of work to be done before The U can be considered completely back. But Mark Richt is getting recognition as the Hurricanes remain the last undefeated team left in the ACC.
Richt has been selected as one of 20 members on the watch list for the Bear Bryant Award, given to the nation’s best coach. The finalists will be announced in December.
– 5-0 start
– Only undefeated ACC team
– No. 7/8 in the country
— Canes Football (@CanesFootball) October 18, 2017
Richt has helped guide Miami to a 5-0 record and 3-0 mark in ACC play. The Hurricanes are currently ranked No. 8 in the AP poll.
Here’s the complete list of coaches vying for the award:
— Jason Beede (@therealBeede) October 18, 2017
Clemson’s Dabo Swinney won the award the last two seasons, the first time in the history of it that the same coach earned it in consecutive years.
Miami hosts Syracuse on Oct. 21 at 3:3o p.m. (EST) with the contest televised on ESPN.