Pac-12 candidates for Broyles Award

Four Pac-12 coaches have been nominated for the 2011 Broyles Award, which annually honors a top assistant coach: Arizona offensive line coach Robert Anae, Oregon State special teams coach Bruce Read, USC defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin and Stanford defensive coordinator Derek Mason.

The five finalists for the award will be announced today. The winner will be announced on Dec. 6. The winner of the 2010 Broyles Award was Gus Malzahn, offensive coordinator at Auburn

Here's a complete list of nominees:

Sal Sunseri, Alabama, Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers

Robert Anae, Arizona, Offensive Line

Garrick McGee, Arkansas, Offensive Coordinator/QBs

Dave Wommack, Arkansas State, Defensive Coordinator/Safeties

Tim Banks, Cincinnati, Co-Defensive Coordinator

Chad Morris, Clemson, Offensive Coordinator

George DeLeon, Connecticut, Offensive Coordinator / Tight Ends

Todd Grantham, Georgia, Defensive Coordinator/Outside Linebackers

Vic Koenning, Illinois, Defensive Coordinator / Inside Linebackers

Tee Martin, Kentucky, Passing Game Coordinator/ Wide Receivers

Tommy Spangler, Louisiana Tech / Defensive Coordinator

John Chavis, LSU, Defensive Coordinator

Greg Mattison, Michigan, Defensive Coordinator

Ron Brown, Nebraska, Running Backs

Art Kaufman, North Carolina, Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers

Bob Diaco, Notre Dame, Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers

Brent Venables, Oklahoma, Associate Head Coach / Defensive Coordinator

Todd Monken, Oklahoma State, Offensive Coordinator/QBs

Bruce Read, Oregon State, Special Teams

John DeFilippo, San Jose State University, Offensive Coordinator / QBs

Brad Lawing, South Carolina, Defensive Line

Derek Mason, Stanford, Defensive Coordinator / Associate Head Coach

Chuck Heater, Temple University, Defensive Coordinator / Defensive Backs

Manny Diaz, Texas, Defensive Coordinator / Linebackers

Monte Kiffin, USC, Assistant Head Coach / Defense

Bryan Stinespring, Virginia Tech, Offensive Coordinator / Tight Ends

Jim Reid, Virginia, Defensive Coordinator

Ryan Cubit, Western Michigan University, QBs

Paul Chryst, Wisconsin, Offensive Coordinator / QBs