Dan McLaughlin, football coach at Wayne State was named the American Football Coaches Associations Division II Region 5 coach of the year.
The Wildcats went 9-3 and made their first ever playoff appearance losing at Chadron State.
Also, defensive end Troy Pribnow of Wayne State named second team All-American for Division II. Pribnow is the only Nebraska player honored. Click here for the complete list of D-II honorees.