Gregg Brandon - Las Vegas Locomotives (UFL) Tight Ends Coach
- Head coach at Bowling Green from 2003-08. Mick McCall was his on his staff from 2003 until coming to Northwestern in 2008.
- WR coach at Colorado in 1999 and 2000. Pat Fitzgerald was the Buffaloes linebackers coach in '99.
- WR coach at Northwestern from 1992-98. Was on staff with Jerry Brown, and Fitzgerald played for the Wildcats from 1993-96.
Zach Azzanni - ex-Florida Wide Receivers Coach
- WR coach at Bowling Green from 2003-06. Mick McCall was the quarterbacks coach before taking over as offensive coordinator in 2007.
Dino Babers - Baylor Wide Receivers/Special Teams Coach
- Offensive coordinator at Texas A&M in 2001 and '02. Mike Hankwitz was the defensive coordinator at A&M from 1997-02.
- Coached receivers at Arizona from 1995-97 before becoming the offensive coordinator, a role he held from 1998-2000. Marty Long was the defensive line coach at Arizona from 1996-2002.
Conroy Hines - ex-North Texas Wide Receivers Coach
Other names in consideration: Steve Watson, ex-Minnesota; Steve Bird, South Florida; Dan Ferrigno, San Diego State; Joe Pannunzio, ex-Miami.
- Coached at Louisiana Tech from 1992-2009, serving as offensive coordinator from 2001-06. Randy Bates was the defensive coordinator at Louisiana Tech from 1999-2005.