John Lovett - ex-Miami Defensive Coordinator
- Defensive coordinator under Tommy Tuberville at Auburn from 1999-2001.
- Defensive backs coach at Ole Miss from 1995-98, when Tuberville was head coach.
Randy Shannon - ex-Miami Head Coach
- Started coaching at Miami in 1991 as a graduate assistant, while Tommy Tuberville was the linebackers coach. Shannon became DL coach in '92 and LB coach in '93, when Tuberville took over as defensive coordinator.
- Played LB at Miami from 1985-88. Tuberville came to the "U" in '86 as a GA before becoming LB coach in 1988.
Willie Martinez - Oklahoma Defensive Backs Coach
- Worked with Tommy Tuberville as a graduate assistant in 1986.
Art Kaufman - North Carolina Linebackers Coach
- Defensive coordinator under Tommy Tuberville at Ole Miss from 1995-98.
Other Names in consideration: Terry Price, Ole Miss; Dave Wannstedt, ex-Pitt; Chuck Pagano, Ravens; Rick Petri, ex-Miami.