* = candidate for offensive coordinator position
Charlie Baggett* - Tennessee Assistant Head Coach/Wide Receivers Coach
- WR coach at Michigan State from 1995-98, while Mark Dantonio coached the defensive backs ate MSU from 1995-2000.
- Coached running backs and receivers at Michigan State from 1983-92. DB coach Harlon Barnett was a player for the Spartans from 1986-89.
- Played quarterback at Michigan State from 1972-75.
George McDonald - Cleveland Browns Wide Receivers Coach
- WR coach at Northern Illinois in 2002 and '03. He coached with both Dan Roushar and Pat Narduzzi in 2002, as both were assistants with the Huskies.
- Played receiver at Illinois from 1995-98. Roushar was an assistant for the Illini in 1995 and '96.
Reggie Mitchell - Kansas Running Backs Coach
- RB coach at Michigan State from 2000-04 after starting as receivers coach in '99. Spent two years on staff with Mark Dantonio (1999-2000).
- Coached at Kansas from 1988-96. Dantonio was the defensive backs coach at KU from 1991-94 and QB coach Dave Warner coached the Jayhawk quarterbacks from 1988-96.
- WR coach at Kent State in 1987, where Dave Warner was in his last year as QB coach.
Adam Gase - Denver Broncos Wide Receivers Coach
Other names in consideration: PJ Fleck*, Rutgers; Shane Montgomery*, Youngstown State; Brian Daboll*, Cleveland Browns.
- Student assistant at Michigan State from 1996-99, at the time when Mark Dantonio was coaching the Spartan DBs.