Mike Bobo Named Broyles Award Semifinalist
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia’s John & Alice Sands Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach Mike Bobo has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the Broyles Award given to college football’s top assistant coach, according to an announcement from the Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation Monday.
Bobo was a 2012 finalist for the Broyles Award during his first stint back at Georgia. Former Bulldog Offensive Coordinator and current Baltimore Raven Offensive Coordinator Todd Monken was a 2022 Broyles finalist. In addition, former Georgia Defensive Coordinator and current Oregon head coach Dan Lanning was a 2021 finalist.
Bobo is one of four assistants from the Southeastern Conference picked as a 2023 semifinalist.
Five finalists for the Broyles Award will be announced on Nov. 28 and the winner will be announced at a ceremony in Little Rock, Ark., on Dec. 5.
Back in his second term as the Bulldogs’ coordinator, Bobo has his offense on pace to set school records in average yards per game (501.8), average yards per play (7.2) and best completion percentage (72.3). Georgia is scoring 40.4 points per game, which ranks fifth nationally, and is ranked among the country’s best in red zone offense, scoring 94 percent of the time. In addition, Bobo’s offense lead the nation in third down conversion percentage at 57 percent.
No. 1 Georgia (11-0, 8-0 SEC) concludes its regular season at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta versus Georgia Tech (6-5, 5-3 ACC) on Saturday. ABC will televise the matchup at 7:30 p.m.