The Virginia Tech Hokies continue to add to Fuentes staff. In order to keep up with other big-time schools on the recruiting trail, the Virginia Tech Hokies were going to need to add to head coach Justin Fuentes staff in non-coaching positions. On Thursday, Tech did just that, as Adam Lechtenberg joined Fuentes staff as the director of player development.
A week after it was first reported, the new hire for Dino Baber‘s coaching staff has been officially announced, Syracuse confirmed in a release Friday that Steve Stanard has been hired by Babers. Stanard will serve as the Orange’s defensive ends coach. “Coach Stanard understands exactly what we want to do defensively,” Babers said in a statement. “Both his familiarity with our system and his experience running defenses at other places are tremendous assets for our program. We’re very excited to have Steve as part of our family.” Stanard replaces Tom Kaufman, who left earlier this month for the defensive coordinator job at FCS Tennessee-Chattanooga. Kaufman had served as the Orange’s linebackers
“The Hurry Up” is Shawn "Coach of the Fans" Liotta's weekly blog with information from his coaching experience, film study and conversations with industry leaders that may be pertinent to current trends and strategy in the Indoor Football League. A point of contention early in season of the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles has centered on the running game, or lack thereof in the opinion of some fans. With the fans at the controls of all playcalling, the Screaming Eagles have rushed the football on only 34 percent of plays.