UNA Head Coach Bobby Wallace

UNA Head Coach Bobby Wallace

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After leading his team to an unprecedented fourth consecutive Gulf South Conference Football Championship, University of North Alabama Head Football Coach Bobby Wallace has been honored as the GSC Coach of the Year for the fourth time.

Wallace becomes just the second football coach in the 46-year history of the GSC to be honored as coach of the year four times, joining former Jacksonville State coach Jim Fuller.

Wallace’s 2016 Lions were undefeated (7-0) in conference play and boasted the league’s top scoring offense and top scoring defense. The Lions outscored their GSC opponents by an average score of 43-11.

Wallace was previously selected GSC Coach of the Year in 1993, 1994 and 1995, during his first stint as head coach of the Lions. It marks the tenth time that a North Alabama head football coach has been GSC Coach of the Year, with Wallace’s four, three for Wayne Grubb, two for Mark Hudspeth and one for Terry Bowden.

With seven total Gulf South Conference titles and 149 wins as a head coach in the league, Wallace is at the top of both lists in GSC history. Continue reading below..



Bobby Wallace Superlatives:

* Four-time GSC Coach of the Year (tied for the most in GSC history)
* Seven Gulf South Conference Championships (most in GSC history)
* 149 wins as a GSC head coach (most in GSC history)
* 123 wins as UNA’s head coach (most in school history)
* 10th NCAA Division II Playoff Appearance at UNA
* 11th overall NCAA Division II Playoff Appearance (5th in Division II history)
* 17 NCAA Division II Playoff wins (4th in Division II history)
* 3 NCAA Division II National Championships (tied for most in Division II history)

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