NDSU head football coach Craig Bohl was named Missouri Valley Football Conference Bruce Craddock Coach of the Year for the second straight year. The announcement was made Nov. 21.
Bohl led the Bison to their second straight conference championship with a 7-1 record, and the team enters the 2012 NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs as the top seed. The Bison compiled a 10-1 regular season record for the fourth time during Bohl's coaching career.
In his 10th season at NDSU, Bohl serves on the American Football Coaches of America board of trustees. He also is a candidate for “The Sports Network” Eddie Robinson (FCS Coach of the Year) Award. He was a finalist for the award in 2006, 2007 and 2011.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation’s top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.