Miami’s Mark Richt named ACC Coach of the Year

The ACC announced Tuesday that Miami head coach Mark Richt has been named the conference’s Coach of the Year.

Richt winning the award wasn’t a surprise. In his second year at the helm of his alma mater, Miami went 10-1 in the regular season, securing its first 10-win season since 2003. The Hurricanes clinched the school’s first ever ACC Coastal Division title and will play Clemson Saturday with a spot in the College Football Playoff likely on the line.

Richt finished first in the voting by a landslide, finishing with 41 votes from the panel that included 45 media members and the league’s 14 head coaches. Clemson’s Dabo Swinney finished second with 10 votes.

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