FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Winner to be named on Dec 7th at the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Dec. 3, 2015 – CBS Sports Network commentator and former Arkansas Head Football Coach Houston Nutt will speak at the 2015 Burlsworth Trophy Presentation on Monday, December 7th at 11:30am. The Trophy is presented by the Springdale Rotary Club and will be held at the Northwest Arkansas Convention in Springdale.
Before joining the CBS Sports Network in 2012, Houston compiled a career record of 135-96 in 19 seasons as a head coach. He began his head coaching career at Murray State University in 1993. After leading the Racers to an 11-1 record in 1995, he was named Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year and was recognized with the Eddie Robinson National Division I-AA Coach of the Year Award.
Nutt is the second winningest coach in Razorback history, second only to legendary Coach Frank Broyles. He led the Razorbacks to seven bowl games, three Southeastern Conference Western Division titles, and averaged more than seven wins per season. In 1998, he was named National Coach of the Year and The Football News Division 1-A Coach of the year. He is also a three time SEC Coach of the Year (2001, 2006, 2008).