Appalachian State University head coach Jerry Moore became the first Division I coach in the 73-year history of the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coach of the Year awards to receive the prestigious honor three-straight years when the AFCA honored him as its 2007 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision Coach of the Year on Wednesday evening at the Anaheim Hilton.
In addition to becoming the first mentor at either level of Division I (FBS or FCS) to win the award three years in a row, Moore also became the only three-time winner (consecutive or non-consecutive) in Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) history. He joined North Alabama's Bobby Wallace (Div. II - 1993-95), Augustana's Bob Reade (Div. III - 1983-86) and
In his 19th season at Appalachian,