Derek Frazier
Derek  Frazier

Fort Collins, Colo.

Third Year

Coaching Career: Derek Frazier returned to Fresno State on February 21, 2006, after one season as the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at Northern Arizona ... he coaches the line and in the spring of 2009 added the title of offensive run game coordinator ... spent two seasons (2003-2004) as a graduate assistant at Fresno State where he worked with the offensive line ... the Dogs dominated the line of scrimmage in consecutive bowl game victories over UCLA and No. 18 Virginia ... while at Fresno State, he helped develop All-American Logan Mankins, and Freshmen All-Americans Ryan Wendell, Kyle Young and Cole Popovich ... was a part of the Bulldog coaching staff whose offense ranked No. 5 in the NCAA in scoring offense and was one of the nation's most efficient in third down conversions and red zone efficiency ... Fresno State produced consecutive 1,000-yard rushers (Dwayne Wright and Bryson Sumlin) each year ... Fresno State ranked No. 15 in the NCAA in rushing offense with 228.0 yards per game ... the Bulldog line paved the way to a single-game record 503 rushing yards vs. Hawaii in 2004 ... was the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Adams State College for two seasons (2001-02) ... served as the weight throws coach on the Adams State track & field team ... during the 2000 season, he was the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Nichols College (Dudley, Mass.) ... led his team to a 7-3 record and first-ever postseason appearance ... spent one season as a high school coach offensive line coach at Juneau (Alaska) Douglas High School.

Athletics Career: Frazier was a stellar center at Northern Colorado, where he lettered for four years ... he helped the Bears win their first national championship in 1996 ... was selected the team's most inspirational player as a senior.

Personal: Born Feb. 8, 1974 ... earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Northern Colorado in 1997 and an MBA from Nichols College in 2000 ... a native of Fort Collins, Colo. ... father, Tom Frazier, was a standout football player at the University of Wyoming.

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