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Steve Spurrier confident despite roster uncertainty

...He brought in Jon Hoke, one of his former assistants at Florida and a veteran NFL coach, to serve as co-defensive coordinator with Lorenzo Ward."We gave up more yards than any team ever," Spurrier said. "We've got to tackle, be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-29/steve-spurrier-confident-
Dan Quinn looking to transform Falcons' defense

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to back-to-back Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-28/dan-quinn-looking-transform-f
South Carolina defenders put dismal 2014 behind them

...we are a great defense."The Gamecocks did not sit still since the end of last year, adding Jon Hoke as co-defensive coordinator and bringing in several fresh faces to shore up a unit that was last in the Southeastern Conference with 14 sacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-24/south-carolina-defenders-
Nick Saban feels NFL Draft evaluations contributed to Alabama's loss to Ohio State in playoff

...being made at Kentucky," said Stoops, whose team fell one win short of bowl eligibility in 2014. AUBURN: Defensive coordinator Will Muschamp will make at least $5.1 million over three years. The university released the contract Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-15/nick-saban-feels-nfl-draf
SEC to post medical observer in replay booth to monitor for potential head, neck injuries

...breakthrough season. TEXAS A&M: Coach Kevin Sumlin figured if he couldn't score against former Louis iana State defensive coordinator John Chavis, he should hire him, so he did.Texas A&M had averaged just 15 points in going 0-3 against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-14/sec-post-medical-observer
Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables keeping fiery approach after ending with No. 1 defense

SUNSET, S.C. - Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables won't change his approach ? or intensity ? no matter who's now paying attention.Venables joined the Tigers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-07-15/clemson-defensive-coordin
Vic Beasley eager to prove Falcons made right call in draft

...in the NFL, under former coach Mike Smith and defensive coordinator Mike Nolan.In four years at Clemson, Beasley...aspect of it. He's coming along."New Falcons defensive coordinator Richard Smith believes Beasley has a chance to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-18/vic-beasley-eager-prove-falco
Former assistants to lead Laney, Hepzibah in football

...at Macon County. Before that, he served four years as head coach of Hephzibah Middle School and two years as defensive coordinator and assistant head coach at Hephzibah High."I'm excited being here," the 30-year-old Harrell said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-06-17/former-assistants-lea
7-on-7 Passing League helps prep teams get on same page

...it's a good time to work on things that have changed since last season."The offensive coordinator left and the defensive coordinator is putting in a new system," Leonard said. "We like to come out here and get it all on film and get a lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-06-16/7-7-passing-
Ridge Spring-Monetta hires Ken Lipsey as football coach

...Williston-Elko, where he held different roles, including defensive coordinator for the past two years.Lipsey takes over for Heath Corley, who recently resigned to become defensive coordinator at Barnwell. Like Lipsey, Corley came from Williston-Elko...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-06-15/ridge-spring-monetta-