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Northwest Missouri’s Adam Dorrel wins national football coach of year award

Northwest Missouri football coach Adam Dorrel (right) in 2014.
Northwest Missouri football coach Adam Dorrel (right) in 2014. kmyers@kcstar.com

Adam Dorrel won national coach of the year honors from the American Football Coaches Association on Tuesday after leading Northwest Missouri to an undefeated season and NCAA Division II championship in 2015.

Dorrel, 61-8 overall, has won two NCAA titles and three conference championships with the Bearcats.

Clemson’s Dabo Swinney (FBS), Jacksonville State’s John Grass (FCS), St. Thomas’ (Minn.) Glenn Caruso (Division III) and Marian’s Mark Henninger (NAIA) were the AFCA’s other national coach of the year winners.

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