Scott Maxfield named as finalist for 2012 Liberty Mutual coach of the year
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (Henderson State) -Henderson State's Scott Maxfield was named the American Football Coaches Association's 2013 Regional Coach of the Year.
The AFCA?recognizes five regional Coach of the Year winners in each of the Association's five divisions:?Football Bowl Subdivision, Football Championship Subdivision, Division II, Division III and NAIA. The winners are selected by Active members of the Association who vote for coaches in their respective regions and divisions.
The 2013 Regional Coach of the Year winners will be recognized at the AFCA?Coach of the Year Dinner at the 2014 AFCA?Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. The dinner is scheduled for Tuesday, January 14.
Maxfield has led Henderson State to back-to-back Great American Conference championships having compiled a 21-2 record the past two seasons.
A two-time GAC Coach of the Year, Maxfield led the Reddies to their highest-ever NCAA Division II ranking as Henderson State was ranked No. 4 in the final regular-season top 25 poll.
In the past two seasons, Henderson State has produced the GAC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year with 33 players earning all-conference honors.
In 2013, the Reddies led the nation in scoring (53.3 ppg), total offense (576.4 ypg), and passing offense (428.4 ypg). Henderson State recorded its second straight undefeated regular-season as the Reddies were 11-0, tying a school record for wins in a season.
In nine years at Henderson State, Maxfield has accumulated a 60-36 record, won three conference championships, have had 75 players earn all-conference honors, 43 earn all-region honors and 17 All-Americans.