Quarterback Cody Green #7 and Head Coach Bill Blankenship of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane wait for an officials' review during the C-USA championship game against the Central Florida Knights on December 1, 2012 at H.A. Chapman Stadium in …
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TULSA - Conference USA announced Wednesday that TU's Bill Blankenship has been named football coach of the year.
Blankenship was selected by a vote from the league's head coaches.
He led the Golden Hurricane to a 10-3 record this season, including winning the conference championship title game over Central Florida. It marks Tulsa's ninth 10-win season in school history.
Under Blankenship, TU posted 18 wins in two seasons including a 14-2 record in conference regular season games.
TU heads to the Liberty Bowl for a New Year's Eve rematch with Iowa State. The Cyclones beat the Golden Hurricane in the season opener 33-28.
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