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Winters named AFCA coach of the year

Lead Warriors to first playoff berth in school history

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Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 11:47 am, Fri Apr 5, 2013.

Wayne State football head coach Paul Winters was voted the American Football Coaches Association Division II Coach of the Year for 2011.

Winters lead the Warriors to their first playoff berth ever and to a national championship runner-up. The award was chosen only by coaches.

“This is the ultimate accomplishment for me, and getting the vote from my peers makes it so much more important,” Winters said on wsuathletics.com. “The credit needs to be completely shared by our players and coaches, because this entire season was a team effort."

WSU went 8-3 in the regular season and was the last team to enter the playoffs--where they won four road games before falling short to Pittsburg State at the national championship on Dec.17.

In eight seasons Winters is the Warriors’ winningest coach in school history (47).

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