Paul Bear Bryant Awards


The best of the best.

Congratulations to Coach Howard Schnellenberger on being awarded the 2021 Bear Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award! 🐐
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Thousands voted for their favorite coach and the fans have spoken – Coach Nick Saban, @AlabamaFTBL, is the winner of the inaugural Fan Vote! Thank you to all who voted! #BryantAwards bryantawards photo

Congratulations to our 2020 Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year winner, Coach Nick Saban ( @AlabamaFTBL)! Presented by @MarathonOil bryantawards photo

Which one of these Coach of the Year finalists will take home the big award tonight? The Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards are presented by @MarathonOil. #BryantAwards bryantawards photo

Heath Rushing, Senior Vice President for Service Lines, Memorial Hermann Health System, stopped by the Bryant Awards Desk to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Coach Howard Schellenberger on behalf of @memorialhermann. #BryantAwards bryantawards photo

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Coach of the year finalist

Brian Kelly – University of Notre Dame, Photo Credit: Notre Dame Athletics; Dabo Swinney – Clemson University, Photo credit: David Platt/Clemson Athletics; Matt Campbell - Iowa State University, Photo Credit: Iowa State Athletics; Tom Allen - Indiana University, Photo Credit: Indiana University Athletics.

Mario Cristobal – University of Oregon, Photo Credit: Photo Credit: University of Oregon Athletics; Nick Saban – University of Alabama, Photo Credit: University of Alabama Athletics; Jimbo Fisher - Texas A&M University, Photo Credit: Texas A&M Athletics; Jamey Chadwell - Coastal Carolina University, Sun Belt Conference, Photo Credit: Coastal Carolina University Athletics

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