Assistant coach named MAC Football Recruiter of Year by Scout/Fox SportsNext

March 27, 2013 | News, UToday
By Paul Helgren



University of Toledo Assistant Football Coach Scott Isphording has been named the Mid-American Conference Recruiter of the Year by Scout/FoxSportsNext.

Isphording helped the Rockets attain the No. 1 recruiting class in the Mid-American Conference, according to every national scouting service.

According to, Isphording is credited for recruiting “two highly touted quarterbacks, Logan Woodside from Kentucky and then Michael Julian from South Carolina, whom he stole away from several BCS [Bowl Championship Series] offers.”

Isphording, who coaches the quarterbacks, will be entering his fourth season at UT next fall.

“Scott always does a great job recruiting, and we are particularly pleased to be bringing in two top quarterback prospects in this year’s class,” said UT Head Football Coach Matt Campbell. “Scott and our entire staff did a fantastic job recruiting this year. Honors like these reflect on the great job our entire staff is doing recruiting future Rockets.”

Offensive Line Coach Tom Manning also received recognition this year, earning a spot on’s “Top Recruiters” list for Non-BCS schools. Manning is the only coach from the Mid-American Conference to make the list.

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