Vote for Falcons’ Coach of the Week of Week 5


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The Week 5 nominees for Falcons Coach of the Week, presented by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, have been nominated for their exemplary leadership on-and-off the gridiron.

This week’s nominees are:

  • Olten Downs is in his first season at Alexander. He previously won a 5A state title at Creekside in 2013.
  • Marquis Westbrook led Warner Robins to the 5A state title in 2020.
  • Tyler Wynn, the former coach at River Ridge, has been at Greenville since 2019.

The NFL and Atlanta Falcons will recognize 10 head high school varsity tackle and girls flag football coaches across the states of Georgia and Alabama throughout the 2021 season with the Coach of the Week award, presented by the AJC, for their work in making a difference in student-athletes lives on-and-off the field.

Each winning head coach will receive a $1,000 grant for their program, a commemorative Falcons item and recognition from the Falcons and Atlanta Journal-Constitution at a game this season. Visit the AJC Wednesdays for final results.

Atlanta Falcons Coach of the Week for 2021

Week 1: Craig Coleman, Luella

Week 2: Rich Fendley, Bowdon

Week 3: William Felton, Decatur

Week 4: Wesley Tankersley, Stephens County