TCU coach Gary Patterson will receive the Home Depot Coach of the Year Award on Thursday during the college football awards show as 7 p.m. on ESPN..
Patterson led the Horned Frogs to a share of the Big 12 title in their third year in the conference and a berth in the Peach Bowl on Dec. 31.
Coming off a 4-8 season, TCU was picked to seventh in the Big 12. Instead, the Horned Frogs finished 11-1 and sixth in the College Football Playoff rnakings. In 14 seasons, Patterson has led TCU to nine 10-win seasons.