Tuesday, January 18, 2011

USC Wide Receivers Coach

John Morton has left USC to become the wide receivers coach on Jim Harbaugh's new staff with the San Francisco 49ers. The coaching tree has come up with the following potential replacements:

DelVaughn Alexander - Wisconsin Wide Receivers Coach
  • Graduate assistant at USC from 1995-97 after playing receiver for the Trojans from 1991-94. During that time, both Joe Barry (91-93) and GA Sammy Knight (93-96) were players at USC. Alexander and Barry worked together as graduate assistants in 1995.

Keary Colbert - USC Graduate Assistant/Tight Ends Coach
  • Joined the staff in 2010 after a six year playing career.
  • Played at SC from 2000-03. Lane Kiffin was his position coach in 2002 and '03. Kennedy Pola and Ed Orgeron were also on staff during Colbert's playing career.

Sanjay Lal - Oakland Raiders Wide Receivers Coach
  • Offensive quality control coach for the Raiders in 2007 and '08 under head coach Lane Kiffin before becoming the WR coach in 2009.

Charlie Williams - North Carolina Wide Receivers Coach
  • WR coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996-2001. He worked with Monte Kiffin each of those six seasons and was on staff with Joe Barry in 2001.

Other names in consideration: LeCharls McDaniel, San Diego State; Alex Wood, Miami (Ohio).

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