LOCAL BRIEFS: Quarles sets ETSU coaching staff
Quarles sets ETSU coaching staff
New East Tennessee State football coach George Quarles has revealed his coaching staff, including nine full-time staff members that worked under Randy Sanders last season.
That includes defensive coordinator Billy Taylor, who has also been promoted to associate head coach. The defensive unit unchanged as Steve Brown (Defensive Backs), Anthony Shakir (Defensive Line), Dylan Lewellyn (Outside Linebackers) and Dwight Evans (RAMs) also return.
Four coaches will remain on the offensive side of the ball, including Mike Rader who will serve primarily as the wide receivers coach. The Bucs will also retain Gary Downs as the running backs coach and recruiting coordinator, while moving Price Partrick to the dual role of tight ends and director of football operations.
In addition, Doug Blevins remains on staff as the kicking specialist.
The lone newcomers are Adam Neugebauer, formerly of Slippery Rock, who will be offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, in addition to Dru Duke, who follows Quarles from Furman as offensive line coach.
Quarles takes over as head coach for Randy Sanders, who spent the last four seasons at ETSU, leading the Buccaneers to an 11-2 record and an appearance in the FCS playoff quarterfinals in the fall of 2021.
COLLEGE WOMEN’S WRESTLING
King goes 3-0 in Day 1 of NWCA Duals
The No. 1 King University women’s wrestling team went 3-0 on the first day of the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals, including a win over No. 7 Tiffin on Thursday in Louisville, Ky.
King , which also defeated Limestone and Wisconsin-Stevens Point, outscored their opponents 130-2 in the three matches.
The Tornado will wrap up the National Duals today. They will face Augsburg at 9 a.m., which will determine their second match of the day.
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