Ross Els - Ohio Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers/Special Teams Coach
- Coached at Ohio since 2005. Carl Pelini was the DL coach at Ohio from 2005-07.
- Coached at New Mexico from 2001-04 as defensive backs coach and eventually defensive coordinator. Barney Cotton was the offensive coordinator at NMSU in 2001 and '02.
- QB coach in 1995 and defensive coordinator in '96 at Hastings College, where Barney Cotton was the head coach. Els took over as HC when Cotton left.
Scott Downing - ex-Northern Colorado Head Coach
- Tight ends coach at Nebraska from 2003-2005. During that span, he worked with six of the nine coaches currently on staff at Nebraska.
- Coached at Wyoming from 1987-96. Ted Gilmore was a graduate assistant at Wyoming from 1994-96. Gilmore also played at Wyoming in 1988 and '89, when Downing coached LBs.
- GA at Nebraska from 1984-86.
DJ Eliot - Florida State Assistant Defensive Line Coach
- Graduate assistant at Houston in 2000 and '01. Ted Gilmore was the WR coach at Houston in 2000.
- Played at Wyoming from 1995-97 and was a student assistant in '98. Gilmore was a GA at Wyoming from 1994-96 and coached receivers in 1997 and '98.
Doug Colman - Tulane Linebackers Coach