Mark Adkins, Sports Information Director
SIOUX CITY, Iowa –Postseason accolades continue to roll in for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ national champion Morningside College Mustangs.
Head coach Steve Ryan added an American Football Coaches Association all-Region 4 Coach of the Year designation to the list Tuesday, Dec. 18. He joined fellow national championship game entrant Larry Wilcox of Benedictine College of Kansas (Region 3); James Miller of Reinhardt College of Georgia (Region 1); Mark Henninger of Marian University of Indiana (Region 2); and Charlie Hall of Southern Oregon University (Region 5) to round out the NAIA regional selections. Ryan’s award is the eighth of his career and moves him fifth all-time among all divisions.
The AFCA will announce the 2018 National Coaches of the Year winners in Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA at the American Football Coaches Awards on Tuesday, Jan. 8, as part of the AFCA Convention. The regional winners in each division are finalists for National Coach of the Year.