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Kansas to hire former Nebraska coach as defensive analysts

A former Nebraska position coach has found a new job heading into the 2024 season. Mike Dawson will be joining the Kansas Jayhawks staff as a defensive analyst.

Dawson spent four seasons at Nebraska, coaching from 2018, 2019-22. He coached the defensive line in 2018, outside linebackers in 2020 and 2021, and edge rushers in 2022. He spent the 2019 season coaching with the New York Giants.

Before coming to Lincoln, he coached in the collegiate and professional ranks. He’s spent time with the Eagles, Boston College, Akron, and New Hampshire.

Dawson will be joining a Jayhawks defense that ranked No. 62 in the national in total defense. Kansas surrendered an average of 378.2 yards per game during the 2023 season.

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