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Coach of the Week

Bob Prescott of Peru High School in Peru, IN has been named the Colts/NFL Coach of the Week, a program presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.





Coach Prescott was selected after the Bengal Tigers defeated arch-rival Maconaquah 28-20 to secure their first sectional victory since 2009, avenging a shutout loss to the Braves three weeks previously.

The 2014 season marks the fifteenth year the Indianapolis Colts will be recognizing outstanding Indiana High School football coaches through the Colts/NFL Coach of the Week program, presented by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

All high school head coaches in the state of Indiana are eligible regardless of their school size, league or division. Coaches are evaluated on various factors including the coach's impact on his team, school and community, as well as performance of the team.  The honorees are selected by a panel of high school football media, former athletic directors and other football representatives from all regions of the state.

Each Monday, following a high school football game weekend, one head coach will be announced. Coach Pagano will also announce each week's winner in his weekly press conference.

At the conclusion of the high school football season, each winning coach will receive a framed certificate signed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano, Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson and Colts Youth Football Commissioner Mike Prior, as well as a $1,000 donation from the NFL Foundation.  In addition, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield will contribute $1,000 for the school's athletic fund.

The following coaches were recognized as honorable mentions for Week 10:

Region 1-  Zac Wells - Merrillville

Region 6-  Mark Raetz - Northview

Region 2-  Tom Wogoman - Northridge

Region 7-  Burt Austin – Franklin Central

Region 3 –  Larry Getts - Bellmont

Region 8-  Mitch Street – Hamilton Heights

Region 4 –  Brian Moore – Fountain Central

Region 9-  Ronnie Robinson – Tell City

Region 5 –  Winner

Region 10-  John Dablow - Eastern

For more information, please contact Phil Andrews of the Indianapolis Colts at (317) 808-5322.  Bob Prescott is also available for questions/comments at 765-244-2059.Additional information on the program may be found at

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