Former Vols’ assistant named UAB’s offensive coordinator

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Former Tennessee assistant coach Darin Hinshaw has been promoted as UAB’s offensive coordinator.

UAB interim head coach Bryant Vincent announced Hinshaw as the Blazers’ offensive coordinator Friday.

Hinshaw came to UAB after serving as an offensive analyst at UCF in 2021. He served as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Kentucky from 2016-20.

Hinshaw coached at Tennessee from 2010-12, serving as the Vols’ quarterbacks coach (2010-11) and overseeing wide receivers (2012).

Bill Clark announced his retirement as UAB’s head coach in June, effective Aug. 1.

The Blazers will kick off its 2022 season Sept. 1 against Alabama A&M at Protective Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama (8 p.m. EDT, CBS Sports).

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Story originally appeared on Vols Wire