Kirby Smart and Gus Malzahn Among 7 Finalists for Bear Bryant Award
GUS MALZAHN AND KIRBY SMART IN THE RUNNING FOR BEAR BRYANT COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
It’s been a great year for Kirby Smart and Gus Malzahn.
Smart got a $500 thousand dollar bonus for making the playoffs and Malzahn signed a 7 year-49 million dollar contract with Auburn.
That new contract makes him the 4th highest paid coach in college football.
They are both finalists for the Bear Bryant coach of the year award.
Smart is also a finalist for the George Munger coach of the year award according to an announcement from Maxwell Football Club.