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                                       Steve Addazio
                                       Tight Ends

                                      s Directed the 2004 Indiana              seasons (1995-1998). The Orange       s From 1995-96 he served as
                                      offense in which WR Courtney             won three straight Big East crowns    Syracuse’s assistant offensive
                                      Roby broke the career receiving          during Addazio’s four seasons         line/tight ends coach and coached
                                      record with 2,524 yards on 170           and appeared in four bowl games.      a pair of future NFL players, Kaseem
                                      receptions.                              s Addazio’s offensive line helped     Sinceno and Roland Williams.
                                      s In 2003, IU’s offensive line cleared   Syracuse rank 10th nationally in      s Prior to Addazio’s Division I
                                      the way for 1,863 rushing yards, an      rushing in ’98 (228.4 yards per       collegiate coaching career, he
                                      average of 155.2 per game. This          game), third in scoring (42.5) and    served as one of the nation’s top
                                      was a considerable increase from         22nd in total offense (430.), while   high school coaches at Cheshire
COACHING                              the previous year, when the              leading the Big East Conference in    High School in Cheshire, Conn.
                                      Hoosiers gained 1,398 yards for a        both rushing and scoring. In ’97,     He placed over 20 student-
    EXPERIENCE                        116.2 average per game.                  Syracuse led the conference in        athletes in Division I-A, I-AA, II,
2005      Florida (Tight Ends)        s The 2002 offensive line helped         scoring (11th nationally at 35.3)     and III programs in his seven
2004      Indiana (Offensive          the Hoosiers set the school record       and total offense (15th at 427.3)     years. His teams were nationally
          Coordinator/Offensive       for passing yardage with over            and ranked 23rd nationally in         ranked in both 1992 and 1994.
          Line)                       3,000 yards. Indiana’s passing           rushing at 201.4 per game. In ’98     During one stretch, his club won
2002-03 Indiana                       game ranked third in the Big Ten         he coached first-team All-Big East    34 consecutive games, the second-
          (Offensive Line)            and 33rd in the nation. Senior left      guard Scott Kiernan.                  longest string in the nation. His
                                      tackle, Enoch DeMar, earned All-         s Syracuse set school records for     teams also won three state titles
1999-2001 Notre Dame                                                                                                 in a row.
          (Offensive Line/Tight       Big Ten honorable mention                total offense in ’97 (5,127 yards)
          Ends/Special Teams)         honors, was a starter in the Hula        and scoring in ’98 (468 points) —     s Addazio began his coaching

1997-98 Syracuse                      Bowl, and later earned a starting        while sharing the league title in     career at Western Connecticut
          (Offensive Line)            job for the Cleveland Browns.            ’96 and winning it outright in ’97    State University, where he served
                                      s Addazio went to Bloomington            and ’98.                              as an assistant coach under Paul
1995-96 Syracuse (Asst.
          Offensive Line/Tight        after spending the previous three
          Ends)                       seasons with the University of
                                      Notre Dame, where he served as
1988-94 Cheshire (Conn.)              the offensive line, tight ends and
          High School (Head           special teams coach between
          Football Coach)             1999-2001.
1985-87 Western Connecticut           s His punt team, one of the top
          State (Offensive            in the country, finished 10th
          Coordinator/Recruiting      nationally in net punting and kick-
          Coordinator)                off return finished 21st in the
    COACHING                          nation. In 2001, Addazio devel-
                                      oped an offensive line that went
ACCOMPLISHMENTS                       on to have great first-year success
                                      in the NFL, as Jordan Black,
s  Possesses 20 years of coaching     Brennan Curtin, Sean Mahan,
experience, been part of five bowl    John Owens and Kurt Vollers
games and a member of three           went on to the National Football
coaching staffs that have won         League.
conference championships.             s In 2000, he helped the Irish
s Completed his third season at
                                      rank 13th in the nation in rushing.
Indiana University, where he was      Addazio developed one of the
the Hoosiers’ offensive coordinator   top tight end tandems in the
in 2004 after serving as the          country that season, as both Jabari
squad’s offensive line coach in       Holloway and Dan O’Leary were
2002 and 2003.                        selected in the 2001 NFL Draft.
s As offensive coordinator in         That duo helped the Irish post a
2004, helped guide the Hoosiers       9-3 mark and earn a trip to the
to wins over two top 25 teams in      2002 Fiesta Bowl.
the same season for the fourth        s Prior to his tenure at Notre
time in school history (No. 23        Dame, Addazio served on the staff
Minnesota and at No. 24 Oregon).      at Syracuse University for four

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       Pasqualoni from 1984-87. The           s TE DAN O’LEARY – Led all
       Colonials claimed the New England      2000 Notre Dame receivers in
       Football Conference title in 1985      playing time and caught 10
       and advanced to the NCAA               passes for 87 yards and one
       Division III playoffs for the first    touchdown. Developed into a
       time in school history.                consistently solid blocker to go
                                              along with his impressive receiv-
       PROMINENT                              ing skills.
        PLAYERS                               SYRACUSE
                                              s OG SCOTT KIERNAN – First-
                       COACHED
                                              team All-Big East offensive guard.
       INDIANA:                               s TE ROLAND WILLIAMS –
       s  LT ENOCH DeMAR – Three-
                                              Started every game as a senior for
       time All-Big Ten selection who
                                              the Orange in 2000, catching eight
       started in the 2002 Hula Bowl.
                                              passes for 132 yards (16.5 avg.)
       Also served as co-captain for the
                                              and one touchdown. Played on         (left to right) front: Kathleen, Steve; back: Louie, Jessica, Nicole
       Hoosiers and earned Academic
                                              Syracuse’s special teams. Williams
       All-Big Ten four times.
                                              recorded a career-high 13 catches
       s WR COURTNEY ROBY –
                                              for 140 yards (10.8 avg.) and five   OT Jordan Black (5th) – Notre         personal
       Indiana’s all-time career leader in    touchdowns.                             Dame ’03 – Kansas City
       receptions (170) and receiving                                                 Chiefs                                  information
       yards (2,524). Was an All-Big Ten      NFL PLAYERS                          OT Brennan Curtin (6th) –             Birthdate: June 1, 1959
       second team choice in 2004. Led        (Round Drafted)                         Notre Dame ’03 – Green Bay         Hometown: Farmington, Conn.
       the Hoosiers in receiving three        TE Kaseem Sinceno (FA) –                Packers
       straight seasons. Selected in the                                                                                 Education:
                                                 Syracuse ’98 – Philadelphia       OT Enoch DeMar (FA) – Indiana             1981 – Bachelor’s Degree in
       third round of the 2005 NFL Draft         Eagles                               ’03 – Cleveland Browns
       by the Tennessee Titans.                                                                                                      Physical Education
                                              TE Roland Williams (4th) –           OG Sean Mahan (5th) – Notre                       from Central
       NOTRE DAME:                               Syracuse ’98 – St. Louis Rams        Dame ’03 – Tampa Bay                           Connecticut State
       s TE JABARI HOLLOWAY –                 OL Scott Kiernan (FA) –                 Buccaneers                                     University
       Rated third nationally among              Syracuse ’99 – New York           OT Jim Molinaro (7th ) – Notre            1985 – Master’s Degree in
       tight ends in 2000 preseason              Giants                               Dame ’04 – Washington                          Physical Education
       rankings by both The Sporting          OT Mark Baniewicz (7th) –               Redskins                                       from Central
       News and Lindy’s. Named to                Syracuse ’00 – Jacksonville                                                         Connecticut State
                                                                                   WRCourtney Roby (3rd) –                           University
       2000 preseason All-Independent            Jaguars                              Indiana ’05 – Tennessee
       teams by The Sporting News and         TE Jabari Holloway (4th) –              Titans                             Marital Status: Wife, Kathleen
       Football News. Combined with              Notre Dame ’01- New                                                     Children: Nicole (18), Jessica
       Dan O’Leary to provide Notre              England Patriots                      playing                               (15), Louie (12)
       Dame with solid pairing at the         TE Dan O’Leary (6th) – Notre                   career                      BOWL GAMES AS A COACH
       tight end position. Listed as first-      Dame ’01 – Buffalo Bills          s He was a four-year starter at          1996:    Gator
       team preseason All-America tight       OG P.J. Alexander (FA) –             Central Connecticut State from           1996:    Liberty
       end for ’99 by Lindy’s – and was          Syracuse ’02 – Denver             1978-81. Addazio earned tryouts          1997:    Fiesta
       rated seventh nationally among            Broncos                           with the NFL’s New England               1999:    Orange
       tight ends in ’99 preseason posi-                                           Patriots, USFL’s Jacksonville Bulls      2002:    Fiesta
                                              TE John Owens (5th) – Notre          and CFL’s Ottawa Roughriders.
       tion evaluations by The Sporting          Dame ’02 – Detroit Lions
       News. Selected to play in 2001
       Delchamps Senior Bowl All-Star         OG Kurt Vollers (FA) – Notre
       Game.                                     Dame ’02 – Indianapolis
                                                 Colts




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                                   Stan Drayton
                                   Running Backs

                                  1995        Pennsylvania
                                              (Director of Football
                                              Operations/Running
                                              Backs Asst.)
                                  1994        Eastern Michigan
                                              (Graduate Assistant)
                                  1993        Allegheny (Pa.)
                                              College (Running Backs)
COACHING                               COACHING
    EXPERIENCE ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Jan. 2005-Florida                 s Has spent nine years coaching
  Present (Running Backs)         running backs on the collegiate
2004-     Mississippi State       level in addition to three seasons
  Jan. 2005
          (Running Backs)         in the NFL.
2001-03   Green Bay Packers       s Helped Green Bay to three-
          (Offensive Quality      straight National Football Conference
          Control/Asst. Special   Divisional Playoff appearances.
          Teams)                  s Helped Villanova reach the
2000      Bowling Green State     1996 and ‘97 NCAA Division I-AA                                  The Drayton Family
          (Running Backs/         playoffs as the Wildcats advanced
          Special Teams Coach)    through the playoff system.
1996-2000 Villanova               s 1997 Villanova team reached No.
          (Running Backs)         1 ranking during the regular season.    1,000 yards receiving in the same          playing
                                                                          season. Holds the NCAA Division
                                  s   Inducted into the Allegheny
                                      College Athletic Hall of Fame on
                                                                          I-AA record for career all-purpose              career
                                                                          yards with 9,512. Winner of the       s  A three-year starter as running
                                         June 5, 2005, for accomplish-    2001 Walter Payton Award, given       back at Allegheny (Pa.) College,
                                         ments in football and track      annually to the Offensive Player of   he was a three-time, first-team
                                       career.                            the Year in NCAA Division I-AA.       All-America selection and an Associ-
                                      s  Was nominated for the            Was a third-round selection by the    ated Press Little America first-team
                                      American Football Coaches’          Philadelphia Eagles in the 2002       member. Drayton is Allegheny’s all-
                                      Association Assistant Coach         NFL Draft.                            time leading rusher and scorer
                                      of the Year Award in 1999.                                                and was a member of the 1990
                                      s Worked in May of 2002 as          MISSISSIPPI STATE:                    Division III national championship
                                      an instructor at Marco Rivera’s     s RB JERIOUS NORWOOD –                team. He holds the Division III
                                      youth football camp in Puerto       The SEC’s third-leading rusher in     single-season record for touch-
                                      Rico.                               2004,                                 downs scored per game (3.2).
                                                                          Norwood gained 1,050 yards on         Drayton was a two-time All-America
                                      PROMINENT                           195 carries (5.4 yards per carry).    in track and field as well, compet-
                                                                                                                ing in the 100-and 200m dashes.
                                       PLAYERS                            He finished fourth among SEC
                                                                          players in 2004 in all-purpose
                                                   COACHED                                                      personal
                                                                          yards by averaging 98.8 yards per
                                      VILLANOVA:                          game. Ranked fifth all-time on              information
                                      s  RB CURTIS SIFFORD –              MSU’s single season list with         Birthdate: March 11, 1971
                                      The first running back in           1,050 rushing yards. He became        Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
                                       Villanova history to rush for      the sixth MSU player ever (seventh
                                                                          occurrence) to rush for 1,000         Education:
                                            more than 1,000 yards.                                                  1993 – Bachelor’s Degree in
                                                                          yards in a single year.
                                              s RB BRIAN WEST-                                                             English from
                                            BROOK – A two-time            NFL PLAYERS                                      Allegheny (Pa.)
                                      All-American who in 1998            (Round Drafted)                                  College
                                      became the first player on any                                            Marital Status: Wife, Monique
                                                                          RB Brian Westbrook (3rd) –
                                      collegiate level to record more        Villanova ’01 –
                                      than 1,000 yards rushing and           Philadelphia Eagles
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                                              Billy Gonzales
                                              Wide Receivers

                                             (80 catches, 1,076 yards) caught       game) and was ninth in total        stayed only through the spring
                                             12 touchdowns and averaged 13.4        offense (448.92 yards per game).    before taking a graduate assistant-
                                             yards per reception.                   s Receiver Robert Redd was a        ship at Kent State.
                                             s Four different Utes totaled over     two-time first-team All-Mid-
                                             350 yards receiving during the         American Conference selection       playing
                                             squad’s perfect 12-0 season: Paris
                                             Warren (1,076), Steve Savoy
                                                                                    who ranked 10th in the nation in
                                                                                    receptions per game in 2002.
                                                                                                                                   career
                                                                                                                        s  Lettered for Colorado State
                                             (961), Travis LaTendresse (411)        s Spent the 1995-2000 seasons
                                                                                                                        from 1989-93 and started two
                                             and John Madsen (377). Overall,        at Kent State, including the last
                                             Utah wide receivers scored 39                                              seasons at wide receiver. His posi-
                                                                                    four years in a full-time role.
       COACHING                              touchdowns in 2004.                    Coached the wide receivers          tion coach from 1990-93 was
                                             s Worked with Paris Warren who         between 1998-2000. Was an           Urban Meyer.
           EXPERIENCE                        set a Fiesta Bowl receptions record    offensive graduate assistant for    s Gonzales also returned kickoffs
       2005      Florida (Wide               with 15 for 198 yards and two          the Golden Flashes from 1995-96     and punts and is one of only two
                 Receivers)                  touchdowns against Pittsburgh in       before becoming the running         players in CSU history to lead the
       2003-04 Utah (Special Teams           January of 2005.                       backs coach in 1997.                team in punt returns three consecu-
                                             s Warren set a Ute single-season       s Began his coaching career in      tive seasons (1989-91). His punt
                 Coordinator/Wide
                 Receivers)                  reception record with 80 catches       1994 at MacMurray College (Ill.),   return averages in those seasons
                                             in 2004 and also led the league in     a Division III program. He was      were 11.0, 11.5 and 8.2, respectively.
       2002      Bowling Green (Co-          receptions per game (6.67), a          hired by Midwestern (Texas)
                 Recruiting                                                                                             Gonzales was a return specialist for
                                             total that ranked 17th in the          State, an NCAA Division II          the 1990 Ram Freedom Bowl team
                 Coordinator/                nation.                                school, after the 1994 season but
                 Wide Receivers)             s The Ute kickers were a perfect
                                                                                                                        that beat Oregon 32-31.
       2001      Bowling Green               7-for-7 in field goal attempts in
                 (Wide Receivers)            2004 and senior punter Matt
       1999-2000 Kent State (Recruiting      Kovacevich was an honorable
                 Coordinator/Wide            mention All-MWC pick after aver-
                                             aging 41.7 yards per kick. In 2004,
                 Receivers)                  the Utes led the league and
       1998      Kent State                  ranked third nationally in net
                 (Wide Receivers)            punting (40.8) and were tops
       1997      Kent State                  among the MWC and fifth
                 (Running Backs)             nationally in kick returns (26.2)
                                             after leading the country in the
                 Kent State (Graduate        department in 2003 (28.2).
                 Assistant – Offense)        s During his first season as
       1995      Midwestern Texas            Utah’s receivers coach in 2003, he
                 State                       inherited a receiving corps that
       1994      MacMurray (Ill.)            had graduated its three top play-
                 (Wide Receivers)            ers from the previous campaign.
                                             Helped develop Paris Warren,
           COACHING                          playing for the first time in two
                                             years after transferring from
       ACCOMPLISHMENTS                       Oregon, into a first-team All-
                                             Mountain West Conference
       s  11 seasons of coaching experi-     receiver.
       ence.                                 s Also coached Ben Moa, a first-
       s Worked with an explosive
                                             team All-MWC tight end who
       Utah offense in 2004 that             trained with the receivers. In addi-
       recorded 499.8 yards per game         tion, freshman Steve Savoy was
       (No. 3 nationally), including 263.7   named an honorable mention
       yards receiving (19th nationally)     Freshman All-American by College
       and an average of 14 yards per        Football News.
       catch.                                s Coached the receivers and
       s Under his guidance, sopho-
                                             served as co-recruiting coordinator
       more Steve Savoy and senior Paris     at Bowling Green during the 2002
       Warren each earned All-               season. In two years with the
       Mountain West Conference              Falcons, Gonzales assisted with
       recognition at wide receiver in       one of the most explosive
       2004. Savoy (67 catches, 961          offenses in the nation. Bowling
       yards) had 11 touchdown recep-        Green ranked third nationally in
       tions and averaged 80.1 yards per
62     game and 14.3 per catch. Warren
                                             scoring offense (40.8 points per
s As a prep player at Thornton       round of the 2005 NFL Draft by
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(Colo.) High School, Gonzales        the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
was an all-state selection in both
football and basketball and an       BOWLING GREEN:
                                     s WR ROBERT REDD – Two-
honorable mention All-American
by Street & Smith.                   time All-MAC wide receiver (2001-
                                     02) who became Bowling Green’s
                                     all-time leader in receptions.
PROMINENT                            KENT STATE:
 PLAYERS                             s WR EUGENE BAKER – First-
               COACHED               team All-Conference and Third-
                                     Team Football News All-American
UTAH:                                in 1997. Kent State’s all-time
s TE BEN MOA – First-team All-       reception leader led the NCAA in
MWC tight end in 2003 also           receptions as a junior in 1997.
played U back.                       s RB ASTRON WHATLEY –
s WR STEVE SAVOY – First-            First-team All-MAC running back
team All-MWC choice in 2004                                              (left to right) Caylynn, Julie, Billy, Cole
                                     from 1995-97 who graduated as
who was a 2003 honorable mention     Kent State’s all-time leading
Freshman All-American by College     rusher with 3,989 yards.            personal                                    1996 – Master’s Degree in
Football News.                                                                                                              Sports Administration
                                     NFL Players                               information                                  from Kent State
s WR PARIS WARREN – First-           (Round Drafted)                                                                        University
team All-MWC wide receiver in                                            Birthdate: July 18, 1971
                                     WR Paris Warren (7th) – Utah        Hometown: Thornton, Colo.               Marital Status: Wife, Julie
2003 and second-team all-league                                                                                  Children: Cole, Caylynn
selection in 2004. Set single           ‘05 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers       Education:
season reception record in 2004                                              1994 – Bachelor’s Degree in               BOWL GAMES AS A
and was named the 2005 Fiesta                                                        Social Sciences from               COACH/PLAYER
Bowl MVP. Selected in the seventh                                                    Colorado State                      1990: Freedom
                                                                                     University;                         2003: Liberty
                                                                                                                         2005: Fiesta


                                         Chuck Heater
                                         Recruiting Coordinator; Cornerbacks
                                     1995-97     Colorado (Tight Ends)   ence, including stints at Colorado,     secondary at Ohio State when
                                     1994        Colorado (Secondary)    Northern Arizona, Notre                 Meyer was a graduate assistant.
                                     1993        Colorado (Football      Dame, Ohio State, Toledo, Utah,         They coached together again at
                                                 Operations/Recruiting   Washington and Wisconsin.               Colorado State from 1991-92:
                                                 Coordinator)            s Has been associated with six          Heater as the defensive coordina-
                                     1991-92     Colorado State          National Coaches of the Year in         tor and inside linebackers coach
                                                 (Defensive              his playing and coaching career         and Meyer as the receivers coach.
                                                 Coordinator/Inside      (Barry Alvarez, Earle Bruce,            Heater was also a member of the
                                                 Linebackers)            Lou Holtz, Urban Meyer, Bill            Utah coaching staff in 2004.
COACHING                             1988-90     Notre Dame              McCartney and Bo Schembechler).         s Spent five years at Washington

                                                 (Secondary)             s Has mentored 19 NFL draft             as either the cornerbacks or
    EXPERIENCE                       1985-87     Ohio State              selections and 22 NFL players as        running backs coach between
2005      Florida (Recruiting                    (Secondary)             well as numerous all-conference         1999-2003 and also served as the
          Coordinator/Corner         1982-84     Wisconsin               picks, including Jim Thorpe Award       Huskies’ recruiting coordinator.
          Backs)                                 (Secondary)             winner Chris Hudson (Colorado).         s Was credited with helping the
2004      Utah (Cornerbacks/         1979-81     Toledo (Secondary)      s Has coached in 18 bowl games,         school sign three recruiting classes
          Recruiting Coordinator)    1977-78     Toledo (Running         including five on New Year’s Day.       rated in the top 15. Three of his
2002-03 Washington (Recruiting                   Backs)                  s Served as the cornerbacks coach       recruiting classes produced a
          Coordinator/Running                                            and recruiting coordinator during the   Freshman All-American.
                                     1976        Northern Arizona
          Backs)                                                         2004 campaign at Utah, as the Utes      s In 2002, he switched from the
                                                 (Running Backs)
1999-2001 Washington (Corner-                                            completed a perfect 12-0 season.        corners to the running backs. He
          backs/Recruiting                COACHING                       s Now working alongside Florida         also oversaw the Huskies’ punt
          Coordinator)                                                   head coach Urban Meyer at the           and kick return teams.
1998      Colorado (Recruiting       ACCOMPLISHMENTS                     fourth different Division I program.    s Spent six years as an assistant
          Coordinator/Tight Ends)    s   29 years of coaching experi-    In 1986, Heater coached the             coach at Colorado (1993-98),
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       originally joining the CU staff as     WISCONSIN:
       the director of football operations    s  CB RICHARD JOHNSON –
       and recruiting coordinator. He         All-America and All-Big Ten corner-
       returned to on-field coaching in       back in 1984 who was drafted in
       1994 when he took over as the          the first round by the Houston
       defensive backs coach. He coached      Oilers in 1985.
       the tight ends during his last four    s CB NATE ODOMES – First-team
       seasons in Boulder.                    All-Big Ten cornerback for the Badgers
       s During his first season at Notre
                                              who was drafted in the second
       Dame, he was a member of the           round by the Buffalo Bills in 1987.
       coaching staff that led the Irish
       to a 12-0 record and the 1988          NFL PLAYERS
       national championship.                 (Round Drafted)
       s Was the secondary coach at           DB Matt Vandenboom (5th) –
       Notre Dame (1988-90), Ohio State          Wisconsin ’83 – Buffalo Bills
       (1985-87) and Wisconsin (1982-84).     CB Richard Johnson (1st) –
       s Coached the running backs               Wisconsin ’85 – Houston
       from 1977-78 and the secondary            Oilers                                (left to right) Andy, Deborah, Chuck, Emily, Adam
       at Toledo from 1979-81.                FS Sonny Gordon (6th) – Ohio
       s Began his collegiate coaching           State ’87 – Cincinnati Bengals        CB Jeff Burris (2nd) – Notre          personal
       career in 1976 at Northern Arizona     CB Nate Odomes (2nd) –                      Dame ’94 – Buffalo Bills
       coaching the Lumberjacks’ running         Wisconsin ’87 – Buffalo Bills         CB Willie Clark (3rd) – Notre               information
       backs.                                 CB Ray Jackson (7th) – Ohio                 Dame ’94 – San Diego               Birthdate: Oct. 10, 1952
                                                 State ’88 – Seattle Seahawks             Chargers                           Hometown: Tiffin, Ohio
       PROMINENT                              CB William White (4th) – Ohio            SS John Covington (5th) – Notre       Education:
        PLAYERS                                  State ’88 – Detroit Lions                Dame ’94 – Indianapolis Colts          1975 – Bachelor’s Degree in
                                              CB Stan Smagala (5th) – Notre            CB Chris Hudson (3rd) –                           Education from the
                       COACHED                   Dame ’90 – Los Angeles Raiders           Colorado ’95 – Jacksonville                    University of Michigan
       COLORADO:                              S Pat Terrell (2nd) – Notre                 Jaguars                            Marital Status: Wife, Deborah
       s CB CHRIS HUDSON– Consensus              Dame ’90 – Los Angeles Rams           LB Sean Moran (4th) – Colorado        Children: Emily, Andy (senior
       All-American as a senior in 1994       CB Todd Lyght (1st) -Notre                  State ’96 – Buffalo Bills                    defensive tackle,
       who won the Jim Thorpe Award              Dame ’91 – Los Angeles Rams           TE Daniel Graham (1st) –                        University of
       that season. A three-time first-       CB Tom Carter (1st) – Notre                 Colorado ’02 – New England                   Washington), Adam
       team All-Big Eight performer later        Dame ’93 – Washington                    Patriots                                     (enrolling
       taken in the third round by the           Redskins                              CB Omare Lowe (5th) – Washington                at UCLA to play football
       Jacksonville Jaguars in the 1995                                                   ’02 – Miami Dolphins                         in Fall of ‘05).
       NFL Draft.
       s TE DANIEL GRAHAM – All-
                                                                                           playing                              BOWL GAMES AS A COACH
       American tight end for the Buffaloes                                                      career                        1981 California
                                                                                                                               1982 Independence
       who was a 2002 first-round draft                                                s  Michigan (1971-74) – Three-
       pick by the New England Patriots.                                               year letterwinner in football at        1984 Hall of Fame
                                                                                       running back for the Wolverines.        1985 Citrus
       NOTRE DAME:                                                                     Earned second-team All-Big Ten          1987 Cotton
       s CB JEFF BURRIS – All-America                                                  honors as a junior and was named        1989 Fiesta
       cornerback for the Fighting Irish                                               honorable mention as a senior.          1990 Orange
       who was drafted in the second                                                   Finished his playing career as          1991 Orange
                                                                                         UM’s fifth-leading rusher all-        1993 Aloha
       round by the Buffalo Bills in                                                       time with 1,981 yards on 406        1995 Fiesta
       1994.                                                                                carries (a 4.9-yard per carry      1996 Cotton
       s CB     TOM CARTER –                                                                 average). Received the            1996 Holiday
       Selected in the first round of                                                         school’s Fielding Yost           1998 Aloha
       the 1993 draft by the                                                                   Award in 1975 for the           1999 Holiday
       Washington Redskins.                                                                     most         outstanding       2001 Rose
       s CB TODD LYGHT –
                                                                                                 academic and athletic         2001 Holiday
                                                                                                   performance by a            2002 Sun
       Two-time All-America                                                                         senior. During his
       (1989-90) cornerback for                                                                                                2005 Fiesta
                                                                                                    tenure at Michigan,
       the Irish who was a 1991                                                                   the Wolverines went
       first-round draft pick by the                                                              41-3-1 and won
       Los Angeles Rams.                                                                         outright or shared the
       s S PAT TERRELL –                                                                          Big Ten title every
       Chosen in the second                                                                       season.
                                                                                                 s Drafted by the New
       round of the 1990 NFL draft
       by the Los Angeles Rams.                                                                  Orleans Saints in the
                                                                                                 tenth round with the
                                                                                                241st overall selection in
64                                                                                         the 1975 NFL Draft.
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                                        John Hevesy
                                        Offensive Line

                                       third nationally in scoring (45.3),
                                       total offense (499.7) and passing
                                       efficiency (173.4). Utah was the
                                       only school in the nation to have
                                       its rushing offense (236.1, 13th)
                                       and passing offense (263.7, 19th)
                                       rank in the top 20 nationally.
                                       s The 2004 Utah offense led the
                                       MWC in scoring offense, total
COACHING                               offense, pass efficiency offense
                                       and third-down conversions
    EXPERIENCE                         (52.3). The unit also scored on 62
2005    Florida (Offensive Line)       of 67 trips inside the red zone.
2004    Utah (Offensive Line)          s Assisted with the development

2003    Utah (Offensive                of tight end Ben Moa, a first-team
        Tackles/                       All-Mountain West Conference
        Tight Ends)                    selection in 2003. Moa was a
                                       semifinalist for the John Mackey      (left to right) front: Madison, Taylor, Jack; back: Kelli, John
2001-02 Bowling Green
        (Offensive                     Award, which is awarded to the
        Tackles/Tight Ends)            nation’s top college tight end.       teams in the nation on offense in     BOWLING GREEN:
                                       s In his first season at Bowling      1999, and three of Hevesy’s play-     s OL DENNIS WENDEL –
1998-00 Brown (Offensive Line)
                                       Green in 2001, the offensive line     ers were named All-Ivy League in      Second-team All-MAC offensive
1997    Syracuse (Graduate             allowed 50 percent fewer sacks
        Assistant Offensive                                                  both 1999 and 2000. One of            lineman who participated in the
                                       than it had the previous season.      them, Drew Inzer, went on to play     2003 East-West Shrine Game.
        Line)                          In 2002, the Falcon line blocked      for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
1996    Brown (Offensive               for skill players who rushed for      s At
                                                                                                                   BROWN:
        Tackles/Tight Ends)                                                             Syracuse,       working    s OL DREW INZER – First-team
                                       2,629 yards and passed for 2,758      with the Big East Champion’s
1994-95 Trinity (Offensive Line)       yards. Tight end D’Monn Baker                                               All-Ivy League selection before
                                                                             offensive line, he helped the         being drafted by the Jacksonville
                                       caught 10 passes for 109 yards        Orangemen to a 1997 Fiesta Bowl
    COACHING                           and three touchdowns.                 bid.
                                                                                                                   Jaguars of the NFL.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS                        s In 1998 at Brown, offensive line                                          NFL PLAYERS
                                       blocked for nine school records,          playing                           (Round Drafted)
s 11 years of collegiate coaching
experience.
                                       including a record 3,316 passing                career                      OG CHRIS KEMOEATU
                                       yards. His 1999 line blocked for      s  Started three years on the            (6th) – Utah ’05 –
s Tutored the offensive line           3,262 passing yards and paved                                                  Pittsburgh Steelers
                                                                             offensive line at the University of
which paved the way for one of         the way to four school records        Maine from 1991-93.
the most prolific offensive units in   and an Ivy League championship.
                                                                                                                   personal
the nation in 2004 as Utah ranked      s Brown ranked in the top-five        PROMINENT                                   information
                                                                                                                   Birthdate: May 2, 1971
                                                                              PLAYERS                              Hometown: Madison, Conn.
                                                                                             COACHED               Education:
                                                                             UTAH:                                     1994 – Bachelor’s Degree in
                                                                             s THOMAS HERRION– Honorable                      Education from the
                                                                             Mention All-Mountain West                        University of Maine
                                                                             Conference selection in 2003.         Marital Status:
                                                                             Signed by the San Francisco 49ers.            Wife, Kelli
                                                                             s OG Chris Kemoeatu – Cingular        Children: Jack (3), Taylor (2),
                                                                             Wireless/ABC Sports and SI.com            Madison (March 24, 2005)
                                                                             first-team All-American in 2004 as
                                                                             well as a first-team All-Conference       BOWL GAMES AS A
                                                                             honoree. Was an honorable mention               COACH
                                                                             all-conference selection in 2002.          1997:    Fiesta
                                                                             s TE BEN MOA – First-team All-             2003:    Liberty
                                                                             Mountain West Conference and a             2005:    Fiesta
                                                                             John Mackey Award semifinalist
                                                                             in 2003.
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                                         John “Doc” Holliday
                                         Associate Head Coach; Safeties

                                         1993-95    West Virginia            s The 2003 N.C. State team set        WR Reggie Rembert (2nd) –
                                                    (Wide Receivers)         school records in almost every           West Virginia ’89 –
                                         1990-92    West Virginia            statistical category: pass attempts      Cincinnati Bengals
                                                    (Inside Linebackers)     (496), pass completions (357),        OL Rashan Vanter Pool (4th) –
                                         1983-89    West Virginia            passing yards (4,580), passing           West Virginia ’90 –
                                                    (Wide Receivers)         yards per game (352.3), passing          Indianapolis Colts
                                         1981-82    West Virginia            TDs (35) and pass completion          LB Steve Grant (10th) – West
                                                    (Part-time assistant)    percentage (.720).                       Virginia ’91– Indianapolis
       COACHING                                                              s The 2003 N.C. State team also          Colts
                                         1979-80    West Virginia
                                                    (Graduate Assistant)     topped school marks with 37.6         WR James Jett (FA) – West
          EXPERIENCE                                                         points per game, 453.2 total             Virginia ’92 – Oakland
       2005      Florida (Associate          COACHING                        offense yards per game, 311 first        Raiders
                 Head Coach/Safeties)                                        downs and 6.6 yards per play.         WR Jay Kearney (6th) – West
       2000-04   N.C. State (Associate   ACCOMPLISHMENTS                     s The 2002 squad finished first in       Virginia ’93 – Green Bay
                 Head Coach/Wide         s 27 years of collegiate coaching   school history in total yards            Packers
                 Receivers)              experience with 16 bowl appear-     (5,485), passing yards (3,468),       LB Shawn Foreman (5th) –
       1995-99   West Virginia           ances, including one national       most points scored (460) and             West Virginia ’98 – Buffalo Bills
                 (Assistant Head         championship game.                  most first downs (281).               WR Jerricho Cotchery (4th) –
                 Coach/Wide              s Named one of Rivals.com’s         s The 2002 N.C. State offense
                                                                                                                      N.C. State ’02 – New York Jets
                 Receivers)              Top 25 recruiters for 2005.         led the ACC in scoring (32.9          WR Koren Roberson (1st) –
                                                                             ppg).                                    N.C. State ’02 – Seattle
                                                                             s The 2001 Wolfpack offense set
                                                                                                                      Seahawks
                                                                             school records for completion
                                                                             percentage (.644) and fewest              playing
                                                                             turnovers (13).                                 career
                                                                             s Coached three of the top-eight      s Three-year letterwinner at line-
                                                                             receivers in N.C. State history       backer at West Virginia.
                                                                             (Koren Robinson, Bryan Peterson
                                                                             and Jerricho Cotchery).
                                                                                                                   personal
                                                                             s Coached three of the top six              information
                                                                             receivers in Big East history at      Birthdate: April 21, 1957
                                                                             West Virginia.                        Hometown: Hurricane, W.Va.
                                                                             s Directed the Big East’s leading     Education:
                                                                             receiver in 1996, 1997 and 1998.          1979 – Bachelor’s Degree in
                                                                             s The Mountaineers played for                    Physical Education
                                                                             one national championship                        from West Virginia
                                                                             (1989).                                          University;
                                                                             s Coached the top three career            1981 – Master’s Degree in
                                                                             and single-season reception lead-                Safety Management
                                                                             ers in WVU history and eight of                  from West Virginia
                                                                             the top 10 players in both cate-                 University
                                                                             gories.                               Marital Status: Wife, Diana
                                                                                                                   Children: Meghan (19), Cade (18),
                                                                             NFL PLAYERS                               Chase (16) and Cody (14)
                                                                             (Round Drafted)
                                                                             WR Willie Drewery (11th) –
                                                                                West Virginia ’83 – Houston
                                                                                Oilers




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                                                                                                                                                    05
       AS A COACH
    1981:     Peach
    1982:     Gator
    1983:     Hall of Fame
    1984:     Bluebonnet
    1987:     Sun
    1989:     Fiesta
    1989:     Gator
    1994:     Sugar
    1995:     Carquest
    1997:     Gator
    1997:     Carquest
    1998:     Insight.com
    2000:     Micronpc.com
    2001:     Tangerine
    2003:     Gator                  (left to right) front: Chase, Diana, Doc, Cade; back: Cody, Meghan
    2003:     Tangerine




                                  Greg Mattison
                                  Co-Defensive Coordinator; Defensive Line

                                  1989-91     Texas A&M                   s Oversaw the development of         game over its last nine regular-
                                              (Defensive Line)            defensive end Justin Tuck, who       season outings while not giving
                                              Navy (Defensive Line)       was named Notre Dame’s 2004          up a third quarter touchdown in
                                  1984-86     Western Michigan            Monogram Club Most Valuable          any of its first nine games.
                                              (Defensive                  Player after posting a team-high     s Notre Dame’s defense was
                                              Coordinator)                six sacks and 14 tackles-for-loss.   ranked 24th in the country in pass
                                  1981-83     Western Michigan            He also set the ND career record     efficiency defense and 31st in the
                                              (Defensive Line)            for sacks, posting 24.5 during his   country in scoring defense at
                                                                          career.                              19.83 points per game in 1997.
                                  1978-80     Northwestern
COACHING                                      (Defensive Line)            s The Fighting Irish defense         s While at Michigan in 1996, the
                                                                          permitted 94.4 yards per game to     Wolverines defense ranked eighth
   EXPERIENCE                     1977        Cornell (Defensive
                                              Line)
                                                                          rank ninth in the NCAA regular-      nationally in scoring defense
2005      Florida (Co-Defensive                                           season statistics.                   (15.2 points per game) and
          Coordinator/Defensive   1976        Illinois (Graduate          s The 2003 Irish defensive line
                                              Assistant)                                                       Michigan was among the top
          Line)                                                           produced 24 of the Irish’s single    teams in the (108.5 yards per
2002-04 Notre Dame                1974-75     Lacrosse Logan              season-record 39 quarterback         game for 17th), pass efficiency
          (Defensive Line/                    (Wis.) High School          sacks, including a school-record     defense (20th) and total defense
          Recruiting)                         (Head Football              13.5 sacks by defensive end Justin   (18th at 300.9).
                                              Coach)                      Tuck. In 2002, the Irish line
1998-2001 Notre Dame                                                                                           s In 1995, Michigan ranked 11th
          (Defensive              1971-73     Riverdale (Wis.) High       recorded 37 sacks for a total of     in total defense (286.3) and third
          Coordinator/Defensive               School (Head Football       241 yards, a drastic improvement     in rushing defense (90.1).
          Line)                               Coach)                      from 2001 totals.                    s Coaching the Texas A&M
1997      Notre Dame                                                      s As defensive coordinator at        defensive line in 1991, the Aggies
                                      COACHING                            Notre Dame in 2001, his unit
          (Defensive                                                                                           boasted the country’s top-rated
          Coordinator/Inside
          Linebackers)
                                  ACCOMPLISHMENTS                         ranked 14th in the nation in total
                                                                          defense including 10th in the
                                                                                                               defensive unit (222.4 yards per
                                  s Has served as a defensive coor-
                                                                                                               game) as they won the Southwest
1995-96 Michigan (Defensive                                               country in pass defense and 22nd     Conference title and led the
                                  dinator for 13 years and worked         in scoring defense.
          Coordinator/Defensive                                                                                league in all four defensive cate-
                                  on the collegiate level for 29 years.   s In 2000, the Irish defense
          Line)                                                                                                gories. In 1990, Texas A&M stood
                                  s One of five finalists for the
1992-94 Michigan                                                          recorded 33 sacks.                   19th in total defense and the
                                  initial Frank Broyles Award in 1996     s The 1998 Notre Dame defense        Aggies were 13th in 1989.
          (Defensive Line)        as a member of the Michigan staff.      gave up only 16.4 points per
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                                              NFL PLAYERS
       PROMINENT                              (Round Drafted)
        PLAYERS                               DE Terry Price (10th) – Texas
                       COACHED                   A&M ’90 – Chicago Bears
       NOTRE DAME:                            DT Mark Wheeler (3rd) – Texas
                                                 A&M ’92 – Tampa Bay
       s DT LANCE LEGREE – Finished
                                                 Buccaneers
       his collegiate career with 119 tack-   DT Sam Adams (1st) – Texas
       les (67) and four sacks. As a             A&M ’94 – Seattle Seahawks
       senior in 2000, started 11 games
       and finished with 50 tackles (25       DT William Carr (7th) –
       solo), including six for losses and       Michigan ’97 – Cincinnati
       two sacks.                                Bengals
       s DE GRANT IRONS – Played in
                                              DT Lance Legree (FA) – Notre
                                                 Dame ’00 – New York Giants
       43 career games, making 26 starts
       at numerous positions on               DT Josh Williams (4th) –
       defense. Totaled 142 tackles (79          Michigan ’00 – Indianapolis
                                                 Colts                                                           Ann and Greg
       solo). Signed as a free agent with
       the Buffalo Bills in April of 2002     DE Grant Irons (FA) – Notre
       and signed as a free agent by the         Dame ’02 – Buffalo Bills
       Oakland Raiders in December of         DE Anthony Weaver (2nd) –             Education:                               BOWL GAMES
       2003.                                     Notre Dame ’02 – Baltimore             1971 – Bachelor’s Degree              AS A COACH
       s DE ANTHONY WEAVER –                     Ravens                                         from the University of    1989:    John Hancock
       Won second-team All-America            DT Darrell Campbell (FA) –                        Wisconsin-La Crosse       1990:    Holiday
       honors from The NFL Draft Report          Notre Dame ’04 – Chicago               1976 – Master’s Degree from       1992:    Cotton
       and ABC Sports Online, plus               Bears                                          the University of         1993:    Rose
       honorable mention honors from          DT Cedric Hilliard (FA) – Notre                   Illinois                  1994:    Hall of Fame
       Football News. Was a consensus            Dame ’04 – Arizona                 Marital Status: Wife, Ann             1994:    Holiday
       All-Independent first-team pick.          Cardinals                          Children: Daughter Lisa who           1995:    Alamo
                                              DE Justin Tuck (3rd) – Notre                    graduated from Notre        1997:    Outback
       MICHIGAN:                                 Dame ’05 – NY Giants                                                     1997:    Independence
                                                                                              Dame in 2002 and was
       s  DT WILLIAM CARR – All-                                                              a three-year All-Big East   1999:    Gator
       America selection by College and                                                       honoree as a member         2001:    Fiesta
       Professional Football News in              playing                                     of the softball team.       2003:    Gator
       1996 and a first-team All-Big Ten
       honoree by the coaches and
                                                        career                                Son Bryan who is a          2004:    Insight.com
                                              s Competed in football and                      sophomore defensive
       the media. Finished third on           wrestling at Wisconsin-La Crosse                end at the University of
       Michigan’s career tackles for loss     and was team captain in both                    Iowa.
       list with 38.                          sports as a junior and a senior. He
       s DT JOSH WILLIAMS – All-Big           was a wrestling All-American and
       Ten second-team selection by the       was named the offensive MVP on
       coaches and the media.                 the football team as a senior. In
       TEXAS A&M:                             1989, he was inducted into the
                                              Wisconsin-La Crosse Hall of
       s DT SAM ADAMS – A three-
                                              Fame.
       year starter who entered the NFL
       Draft after his junior season and      personal
       consensus first-team All-
       American in 1993 by the AP,                  information
       Kodak, UPI and Walter Camp             Birthdate: Nov. 15, 1949
       Foundation.                            Hometown: Madison, Wis.
       s DE TERRY PRICE – All
       Southwest Conference selection
       as a senior and an honorable
       mention All-American by The
       Sporting News. Is currently the
       defensive line coach at Auburn.




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                                       Dan Mullen
                                       Offensive Coordinator; Quarterbacks

                                       most accurate quarterback in the      s Bowling Green quarterback Josh        BOWLING GREEN:
                                       country.                              Harris passed for 2,425 yards, rushed      QB JOSH HARRIS – Established
                                       s Helped lead Utah to a win in the    for 737 yards and was the nation’s      Bowling Green records including,
                                       2005 Fiesta Bowl over Pittsburgh,     third leading scorer in 2002.           school’s career leader in rushing
                                       as the Utes became the first-ever     s At Syracuse, he assisted in the       TDs (43), total TDs (47), points
                                       team in a non-BCS conference to       Orangemen’s 1998 Big East cham-         scored (284) and TDs responsible
                                       receive a BCS bowl berth.             pionship and Orange Bowl appear-        for (102). Finished third in the
                                       s Assisted Utah in finishing third    ance. Two years later, he went to       nation in scoring in 2002. Originally
                                       in scoring offense (45.3) and total   the Fiesta Bowl with Notre Dame.        drafted by the Baltimore Ravens
COACHING                               offense (499.8) and 19th in pass-                                             in the sixth round of the 2004
    EXPERIENCE                         ing yards per game (263.7) in
                                       2004. Additionally, the Utes had
                                                                             PROMINENT                               NFL Draft.
2005      Florida (Offensive           five passes intercepted, which         PLAYERS                                NFL PLAYERS
          Coordinator/                 was tied for the second lowest                                                (Round Drafted)
          Quarterbacks)
                                                                                              COACHED                QB Josh Harris (6th) – Bowling
                                       total by any squad in the country.
2003-04   Utah (Quarterbacks)          s In two years at BGSU, Mullen’s
                                                                             UTAH:                                      Green ’04 – Baltimore Ravens
2001-02   Bowling Green                quarterbacks powered one of the           QB ALEX SMITH – Heisman             QB Alex Smith (1st*) – Utah ’05
          (Quarterbacks)               nation’s most prolific offenses by    Trophy Finalist and Mountain West          – San Francisco 49ers
1999-00   Notre Dame (Graduate         throwing for 5,145 yards and 48       Conference Player of the Year in        *first overall selection
          Assistant Offense)           touchdowns and rushing for            2004. Was named a first-team All-
1998      Syracuse (Graduate           1,482 yards and 33 touchdowns.        American by SI.com and a second-             playing
                                       s Part of the offensive staff that
                                                                             team choice by the Walter Camp                      career
          Assistant Offense)                                                 Foundation. Named the CoSIDA ESPN
1996-97   Columbia                     helped Bowling Green to finish as                                             s Two-year starting tight end for
                                       the nation’s third highest scoring    The Magazine Football Academic          Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa.
          (Wide Receivers)                                                   All-American of the Year in 2004.
1994-95   Wagner                       offense in 2003 (40.8 points per                                              He was a first-team All-Centennial
                                       game).                                First overall selection in the 2005     Conference selection as a senior.
          (Wide Receivers)                                                   NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.
    COACHING
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
s 11 years of collegiate coaching
experience.
s Directed Alex Smith’s transition
from a pure drop-back passer into
a fine spread offense quarterback
while at Utah. Smith put up big
numbers in 2003, passing for
2,247 yards and running for 452
yards after taking over the starting
job three games into the season.
He finished second in the league
in total offense, averaging 245.4
yards per game.
s In 2004, Smith was Utah’s first-
ever Heisman Trophy finalist and
was also named The Sporting
News and Sports Illustrated
National Player of the Year. He
was a Davey O’Brien and Walter
Camp National Player of the Year
finalist. In two years, he finished
in the top three in nine Utah
career categories.
s Guided Smith to a pass effi-
ciency rating of 176.5 in 2004,
which ranked Smith as the second
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       personal                                  BOWL GAMES AS A
                                                      COACH
              information                         1999:   Orange
       Birthdate: April 27, 1972                  2001:   Fiesta
       Hometown: Manchester, N.H.                 2003:   Liberty
                                                  2005:   Fiesta
       Education:
         1994 – Bachelor’s Degree in
                Exercise and Sport Science
                from Ursinus College;
         1996 – Master’s Degree in
                Education from Wagner
                College
       Marital Status: Dan and Megan
           Mullen were married July 4,
           2005.



                                                                                                            Megan and Dan




                                             Charlie Strong
                                             Assistant Head Coach; Co-Defensive
                                             Coordinator; Linebackers

                                             1991-1993 Florida (Defensive          coaching experience at the profes-   team ranked 27th nationally in
                                                       Ends)                       sional level as an intern with the   pass efficiency defense.
                                             1990      Ole Miss                    New Orleans Saints in 1993 and       s In 2003, Florida improved in
                                                       (Wide Receivers)            the Detroit Lions in 1994.           five different defensive categories
                                             1988-89 Florida                       s Coached in 16 bowl games,          from 2002: interceptions, pass
                                                       (Outside Linebackers)       including nine January bowl          deflections, fumble recoveries,
                                             1986-87 Southern Illinois             games.                               forced fumbles and sacks.
       COACHING                                        (Wide Receivers)            s UF has scored points off turn-     s In 2003, the Gators ranked
           EXPERIENCE                        1985      Texas A&M
                                                       (Graduate Assistant)
                                                                                   overs in 19 of the 25 games he has   second in the SEC with 20 inter-
       2005      Florida (Assistant                                                been the defensive coordinator       ceptions, which tied for the
                 Head Coach; Co-             1983-84 Florida                       s Coached the SEC’s leading          seventh-highest total in school
                 Defensive Coordinator;                (Graduate Assistant)        freshmen tacklers in each of his     history.
                 Linebackers)                                                      two seasons as defensive coordi-     s UF’s 30 takeaways in 2003 led
                                                 COACHING                          nator at UF (Channing Crowder in     the SEC.
       Dec. 2004 Florida (Interim Head
                 Coach/Defensive
                 Coordinator)
                                             ACCOMPLISHMENTS                       2003 and Brandon Siler in 2004).     s In 2002 as South Carolina’s
                                                                                   s The Florida defense improved       Defensive Coordinator, ranked
                                             s  Was the interim head coach for
       2003-2004 Florida (Defensive          the 2004 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl       in the following categories from     28th in the nation in passing
                 Coordinator/Defensive       vs. Miami.                            2003 to 2004. Scoring defense,       defense giving up 186.92 yards
                 Ends)                                                             rushing yards per attempt, yards     per game in the air.
                                             s Re-joined the Gator staff for the
       1999-2002 South Carolina                                                    rushing per game, average yards      s Ranked 27th in 2001 in total
                 (Defensive                  fourth time in his career in Dec.     per catch, average yards per
                                             2002.                                                                      defense allowing an average of
                 Coordinator)                                                      completion, yards per play, yards    326.55 yard per game. Only
       1995-1998 Notre Dame                  s Has 22 years experience as a        per game, sacks per game.            182.36 yards (16th) were given
                 (Defensive Line)            collegiate coach (Florida, South      s In first season as the Florida     up on passing defense. Ranked
       1994      Florida (Assistant          Carolina, Notre Dame, Ole Miss,       defensive coordinator in 2003, the   12th in the nation in scoring
                 Head Coach/                 Southern Illinois, Texas A&M)         Gators ranked 22nd in the nation     defense giving way to only 18.4
                 Defensive Tackles)          and six years as a defensive coor-    in pass efficiency defense and       points a game.
                                             dinator. Also has two years           28th in scoring defense. The 2004
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ranked 16th in total defense giving
an average of 308.09 yards per
game, ranked 6th nationally and
first in the SEC in scoring defense
averaging 15.8 points a game, and
ranked 24th in passing defense
and 28th in rushing defense allow-
ing 193 and 115.1 yards per game,
respectively.
s In 1999 the Gamecocks ranked
20th in total defense giving way
to an average of only 307.7 yards
per game.
s In 2001, coached a Gamecocks
defense that helped the USC foot-
ball team finish the year ranked in
the national poll for the entire
season. Also contributed to the
2001 Gamecocks finishing 13th
in the final AP poll, giving USC
it’s first nationally ranked back-to-
back seasons in the program’s
history. The 2001 team also was
the first in school history to win
nine games in a season
s In 2000 was a finalist for the        personal                                1985 – Educational             1990:   Gator
Broyles Award, which recognizes                                                        Specialists Degree in   1991:   Sugar
college football’s top assistant.
                                              information                              Curriculum and          1992:   Gator
                                        Birthdate: August 2, 1960                      Instruction from the    1993:   Sugar
s During his stay with UF from
                                                                                       University of Florida   1994:   Sugar
1991-1994, Florida ranked fifth         Hometown: Batesville, Ark.                                             1995:   Orange
                                                                            Marital Status: Wife,Victoria
nationally in rushing defense in        Education:                                                             1997:   Independence
1994 and 1991, and ninth in 1993.           1982 – B.S. in Education from   Children: Hailee (8), Hope (5)
                                                                                                               1998:   Gator
The Gators also led the SEC in                     Central Arkansas               BOWL GAMES                   2001:   Outback
rushing defense in both 1991 and                   State, Phi Beta Sigma           AS A COACH                  2002:   Outback
1994.                                       1983 – Masters in Physical         1983:     Gator                 2004:   Outback
s In 1996 helped a Notre Dame                      Education from              1985:     Cotton                2004:   Peach
defense that ranked 11th in total                  Henderson State;            1988:     All-American
defense at 270.0 yards per game.                                               1989:     Freedom
s Notre Dame set a school record
for sacks with 41.5 in 1997.
s A four-year letter winner at
Central Arkansas State (1980-83)
and a three-time All-Conference
selection in football, as well as a
two-time selection in track.




                                             (left to right) Hope, Hailee, Charlie, Victoria
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