Georgia Fain & Billy Slaughter Defensive Coordinator/outside linebackers coach Dan Lanning has been named one of five finalists for the 2019 Broyles Award, which is presented to college football’s assistant coach of the year.
Lanning is one of two coaches from the Southeastern Conference on the list, including LSU passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach Joe Brady. The other finalists include: Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow, Ohio State co-defensive coordinator/secondary coach Jeff Hafley and Utah defensive coordinator/safeties coach Morgan Scalley. Bulldog head coach Kirby Smart won the 2009 honor and was a finalist in 2015 while at Alabama.
The five finalists are invited to travel to Little Rock, Ark.