Friday, December 11, 2009

Zach Azzanzi - new Wide Receivers coach

Zach Azzanzi has been hired to replace Billy Gonzales as wide receivers coach. Gonzales left the staff to become the wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator at LSU on Thursday. Despite being caught off-guard by Gonzales's decision, Coach Meyer hire Azzanzi before the end of the day. Azzanzi, most recently the wide receivers coach at Central Michigan, has a reputation for being an excellent coach and an outstanding recruiter.

Azzanzi was part of Coach Meyer's staff at Bowling Green as well.

More to come later.

Update 9:10am

Azzanzi, who also held the title of Assistant Head Coach, has been Central Michigan's South Florida recruiter since 2007.

Update 10:25am

Azzanzi is one of three finalists for the Wide Receivers Coach of the Year Award. Here are the finalists.

1 comment:

Mergz said...

Sounds like a great hire. CMU's passing game has been outstanding and he has had 4 years with a drop back QB, which bodes well for Brantley.