Tag Archives: offensive coordinator

New Kentucky Football Offensive Coordinator Shannon Dawson Bio


Take a look at the bio of Kentucky’s new offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson. This is from West Virginia Athletics: Coaching Responsibility: Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Birthday: August 9 Hometown: Clinton, La. Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Wingate, ’90) Family: Wife – Chelsea Year at West Virginia: Third Year in Coaching: 12 Playing Career – Played quarterback and receiver at Wingate – Led all receivers ...

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Lincoln Riley Answers Questions about Kentucky Offensive Coordinator Job

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East Carolina offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley was asked about leaving for other jobs, including Kentucky, during a press conference yesterday. This from 24/7 Sports: The Pirate offensive coordinator – who’s been linked to a potential opening with Kentucky by multiple outlets – met with the media Saturday and addressed the rumors for the first time. “I’ve still got that on ...

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Sources: James Coley Not the Right Fit


Kyle Tucker of the Courier Journal is reporting a source has told him that Mark Stoops will not talk to Miami offensive coordinator James Coley about the opening of the same position at Kentucky. Per a source, Mark Stoops has no intention of talking to Miami's James Coley for the Kentucky OC job. "Not the right fit" for Cats. — ...

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No Go on James Coley to Kentucky according to Miami Head Coach

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Miami Football head coach Al Golden was asked about the rumor that his offensive coordinator, James Coley, had been offered the same job at Kentucky. He was a bit surprised. AG on the James Coley to Kentucky rumors: "Wow…that's absolutely not true at all…you're hitting me with it, no question about it." — Christy Chirinos (@ChristyChirinos) December 2, 2014 Mark ...

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You Really Want Neal Brown to Leave?


So you really want Neal Brown to leave Kentucky? You know they just scored 40 points against one of the top defenses in the country, right? You know that Brown coached the #10 offense in 2010 at Texas Tech, right? Take a look at his bio: Brown is accustomed to success in moving the ball and scoring points. In each ...

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Neal Brown Named Offensive Coordinator, Quarterbacks Coach

Former Wildcat Returns to Lead Kentucky Offense

LEXINGTON, Ky. – New Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops is known for his background on defense, so a natural question at his introductory news conference was his thoughts on offensive philosophy. “We’re going to have an offense that you are going to enjoy, I promise you that,” Stoops said. “Where is (former Kentucky All-America quarterback) Tim Couch? We’re going ...

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Neal Brown is New Kentucky Offensive Coordinator


Sounding like it could be official tomorrow, sources and media are saying it today. Neal Brown will be the new offensive coordinator for Mark Stoops at Kentucky. CoachingSearch.com reported it first and here it is confirmed: I can confirm that former #TexasTech OC Neal Brown will be the next OC at Kentucky. Should be announced/finalized tomorrow. — Chris Level (@ChrisLevel) ...

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Head Coaching Offers Could End Possibility of Neal Brown at Kentucky


Texas Tech offensive coordinator and Kentucky alum Neal Brown is one of the hottest names in the coaching search world and new UK head coach Mark Stoops is in the mix for his services. Many have reported that Brown would make the parallel move to Kentucky, even saying it was a done deal. With several head coaching jobs opening up ...

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Neal Brown Reportedly High on List for Southern Miss


The hottest name for the offensive coordinator’s job at Kentucky has been Texas Tech’s Neal Brown and many have reported that it is basically a done deal and could be announced as early as today. Well, here is another report that says he could possibly be the next Southern Miss head football coach. Fastest rising name on the #USM coaching ...

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Neal Brown says Kentucky Talk is Premature


Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown spoke to 104.3 FM in Lubbock, Texas today while he was on the road recruiting and was asked about the rumors of him going to Kentucky. You can listen to the entire interview by clicking here.

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Report says Neal Brown to Kentucky a Done Deal


There have been many that have speculated that current Texas Tech offensive coordinator and former Kentucky Wildcat Neal Brown would be the new OC for Mark Stoops but none have ever said it was a done deal. This Texas Tech beat writer has: A trusted source has informed me #TexasTech O.C. Neal Brown to Kentucky is a done deal, but ...

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Mark Stoops’ Staff Coming into Focus

The new Kentucky defensive coordinator is reportedly D.J. Eliot.

Mark Stoops is working toward filling his football coaching staff at Kentucky and it is sounding like it is coming into form. As earlier speculated, Florida State defensive backs coach D.J. Eliot will join Stoops at Kentucky as defensive coordinator. Kentucky: (Breaking) Sources have informed me that Florida State defensive ends coach D.J. Eliot has accepted the defensive coordinator job ...

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James Coley Likely to Join Stoops’ Staff


The rumors have been rampant as quickly as Mark Stoops was hired that FSU offensive coordinator James Coley would join him in Lexington. Many have speculated that Texas Tech OC and Kentucky alum Neal Brown would come home to be the offensive coordinator, but it was pretty hard to register how both he and Coley could fit into the offensive ...

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Has Mark Stoops already Offered the Offensive Coordinator’s Job?


As soon as Mark Stoops was named the head coach at Kentucky yesterday, the first question was who was going to be the offensive coordinator. Everyone knows that Stoops will handle the defense, but the offense is now a focus point, especially for the fans. Many around the program would love to see Texas Tech OC and former Wildcat Neal ...

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Who will be the New Kentucky Offensive Coordinator?


Now that Mark Stoops has been named the head coach, it is time to figure out who will be the offensive coordinator. Stoops is a defensive coordinator by trade, so we will worry about who that will be later, but everyone knows Kentucky football fans love offense and an exciting one at that. Two names that have been thrown out ...

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