1. Did you know: Legendary Iowa head coach Hayden Fry is responsible for the all-pink bathrooms for the opposing team. He had them painted pink as a mind game, and the color stands to this day.

    Did you know: Legendary Iowa head coach Hayden Fry is responsible for the all-pink bathrooms for the opposing team. He had them painted pink as a mind game, and the color stands to this day.

  2. Did you know: Between 1953 and 1957, the Oklahoma Sooners won a remarkable 47 straight games. More than half a century later, it remains the longest winning streak in college football history.

    Did you know: Between 1953 and 1957, the Oklahoma Sooners won a remarkable 47 straight games. More than half a century later, it remains the longest winning streak in college football history.

  3. Did you know: According to folklore, LSU will score a touchdown for every one of Mike the Tiger’s roar on game day.

    Did you know: According to folklore, LSU will score a touchdown for every one of Mike the Tiger’s roar on game day.

  4. Did you know: the visiting team’s locker room in Alabama’s stadium is named after donor James M. Fail, thus, called “The Fail Room.”

    Did you know: the visiting team’s locker room in Alabama’s stadium is named after donor James M. Fail, thus, called “The Fail Room.”

  5. Did you know: There are four college football stadiums which hold more than 100,000 fans: Penn State’s Beaver Stadium, The University of Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium, The University of Michigan’s Michigan Stadium, and Ohio State’s Ohio Stadium.

    Did you know: There are four college football stadiums which hold more than 100,000 fans: Penn State’s Beaver Stadium, The University of Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium, The University of Michigan’s Michigan Stadium, and Ohio State’s Ohio Stadium.

  6. Did you know:Until 2005, storage underneath the BYU Cougar’s LaVeil Edwards Stadium was home to part of the largest collection of Jurassic fossils in North America. 

    Did you know:

    Until 2005, storage underneath the BYU Cougar’s LaVeil Edwards Stadium was home to part of the largest collection of Jurassic fossils in North America. 

  7. Did you know: from 1953 to 1970, the University of Florida kept a real-life alligator named Albert on the sidelines.

    Did you know: from 1953 to 1970, the University of Florida kept a real-life alligator named Albert on the sidelines.

  8. Did you know:
During Nebraska Cornhuskers’ home games, their stadium becomes the state’s third largest city.

    Did you know:

    During Nebraska Cornhuskers’ home games, their stadium becomes the state’s third largest city.

  9. Did you know:
The first college football game took place in 1869 between Princeton and Rutgers University. Each team had 25 players on the field, and no forward passing was allowed. Rutgers won by a score of 6 to 4.

    Did you know:

    The first college football game took place in 1869 between Princeton and Rutgers University. Each team had 25 players on the field, and no forward passing was allowed. Rutgers won by a score of 6 to 4.

  10. Fun Fact Friday
Did you know: The First Orange Bowl was played in 1935 between University of Miami and Manhattan College.

    Fun Fact Friday

    Did you know: The First Orange Bowl was played in 1935 between University of Miami and Manhattan College.

The Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award recognizes college football coaches who demonstrate Sportsmanship, Integrity, Responsibility and Excellence both on and off the field. Endorsed by the College Football Hall of Fame, the program awards one winning coach from each NCAA division (I-FBS, I-FCS, II, and III) with $50,000 to donate to a charity of their choice, a $20,000 grant to each school’s alumni association, and the Coach of the Year trophy.