Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Florida Coaching Staff

Will Muschamp is the new head football coach at Florida, replacing Urban Meyer. He has never been a head coach, but has worked at some elite schools in his career, so he has made some great connections that should help him put together a great staff. The coaching tree has put together the following list of potential candidates for the Gators new coaching staff:

Will Muschamp Bio:
  • 2008-2010: Texas Defensive Coordinator
  • 2006-2007: Auburn Defensive Coordinator
  • 2005: Miami Dolphins Assistant Head Coach
  • 2002-2004: LSU Defensive Coordinator
  • 2001: LSU Linebackers Coach
  • 2000: Valdosta State Defensive Coordinator
  • 1999: Eastern Kentucky Defensive Backs Coach
  • 1998: West Georgia Defensive Backs Coach
  • 1995-1996: Auburn Graduate Assistant
  • 1991-1994: Defensive Back, Georgia

* = candidate for offensive/defensive coordinator position


Major Applewhite* - Texas Running Backs coach
  • RB coach at Texas from 2008-present.
Kerwin Bell* - Jacksonville University Head Coach
  • Played QB at Florida from 1983-87.


Larry Brinson - ex-Kentucky Running Backs coach
  • Played RB at Florida from 1973-76.
Robert Gillespie - Oklahoma State Running Backs coach
  • Played RB at Florida from 1998-2001.


Ike Hilliard - Florida Tuskers (UFL) Wide Receivers coach
  • Played receiver at Florida from 1993-96.
Adam Gase - Denver Broncos Wide Receivers coach
  • Graduate assistant at LSU from 2000-02.
Aubrey Hill - Miami Wide Receivers coach
  • Played receiver at Florida from 1991-94.
  • GA at Florida from 1996-98.


Joe Wickline - Oklahoma State Offensive Line coach
  • Florida OL coach from 2002-04.
  • Graduate assistant at Florida in 1982 and '83.
  • Played OL for the Gators from 1979-81.
Tim Davis - ex-Minnesota Offensive Line coach
  • Assistant OL coach for the Miami Dolphins in 2005 and '06.
Stacy Searels - Georgia Offensive Line coach
  • LSU offensive line coach from 2003-06.


Steve Ensminger - LSU Tight Ends coach
  • TE coach at Auburn from 2004-07 (QB coach in '03).
  • QB coach at Georgia from 1991-93.
Steve Addazio - Florida Offensive Coordinator
  • Coached at Florida since 2005.
  • Coached tight ends from 2005-07.
Brian White - Florida Tight Ends coach
  • TE coach at Florida in 2009 and '10.


Bo Davis - Alabama DL coach
  • Assistant strength & conditioning coach at LSU from 2002-05.
Jimmy Brumbaugh - Syracuse DL coach
  • Played at Auburn from 1995-99.
John Papuchis - Nebraska Defensive Ends/Special Teams coach
  • Graduate assistant at LSU from 2004-07.
Terry Price - Ole Miss DL coach
  • Defensive ends coach at Auburn from 1999-2008.
Mike Pelton - Vanderbilt Defensive Ends coach
  • Defensive line coach at Valdosta State in 2000.
Travis Jones - New Orleans Saints assistant DL coach
  • Assistant DL coach for the Dolphins from 2005-07.
  • Defensive line coach at LSU in 2003-04.
  • Played defensive line at Georgia from 1991-94.


Lance Thompson* - Tennessee LB coach
  • Defensive line coach at LSU in 2002, and was the Tigers' tight ends coach in 2003.
James Willis* - Texas Tech Defensive Coordinator
  • Linebackers coach at Auburn from 2006-08.
Jeff Koonz - Louisiana Tech LB coach
  • Quality control coach at Texas in 2009.


Charlie Harbison - Clemson DB coach
  • DB coach at LSU in 2001-02.
Kirby Smart* - Alabama Defensive Coordinator
  • Cornerbacks coach at LSU in 2004.
  • Defensive backs coach at Valdosta State in 2000.
Duane Akina* - Texas DB coach
  • Defensive backs coach at Texas from 2001-present.


Richard Smith - Carolina Panthers LB coach.
  • Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator in 2005.
  • 9 seasons as NFL special teams coach with Broncos and Oilers.
Jason Glenn - Minnesota Vikings assistant special teams coach.
  • Played LB for Dolphins in 2005.
  • 2 seasons as assistant special teams coach with Vikings.

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