Monday, March 5, 2012

WVU Announces Coaching Assignments

WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen announced the official coaching staff positions for the upcoming season. The announcement was held today, as the media finally had an opportunity to speak with some of the new staff members. The shifting included both the new and current coaches, as Holgorsen and company gets ready from Spring practices. Here is a look at the coaching staff, and their 2012 duties.

Dana Holgorsen: Head Coach
Shannon Dawson: Offensive Coordinator, Wide Receivers
Jake Spivital: Quarterbacks
Robert Gillespie: Running Backs
Bill Bedenbaugh: Offensive Line
Joe DeForest: Co-Defensive Coordinator, Safeties
Keith Patterson: Co-Defensive Coordinator, Linebackers
Daron Roberts: Cornerbacks
Erik Slaughter: Defensive Line
Steve Dunlap: Assistant Head Coach, Special Teams

-Dawson now coaches all receivers.
-Holgorsen will still have final say on offensive calls.
-Roberts moves from receivers to cornerbacks. He coached corners in the NFL.
-Dunlap gets Asst HC title, and completely takes over Special Teams

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