Personal: Born July 29, 1963 in Terre Haute, Ind. ... earned a degree in criminal justice in 1986 from Indiana State University.
Coaching Career: Third-year coach who is in charge of heading up the Bulldogs wide receivers unit ... joined the Bulldogs' staff as wide receivers coach in January, 1997 ... has totaled 11 years of college coaching experience, with assignments at Indiana State (1987), New Mexico (1988-89), Oklahoma (1990), Northern Illinois (1991-94) and Hawai'i (1995-96) ... he began his coaching career at his alma mater, Indiana State, as a graduate assistant coach working with the wide receivers and defensive backs in 1987 and '88 ... he then spent two seasons as a graduate assistant working with the wide receivers and linebackers at University of New Mexico ... in 1990, he joined the Oklahoma coaching staff as a graduate assistant receivers coach for a Sooners team that went 8-3 ... he then began a four-year stay as an assistant coach at Northern Illinois, working the first three seasons as wide receivers coach and the final year as secondary coach ... joined Hawai'i's staff in 1995 as a wide receivers coach before taking over as the Rainbows' secondary coach in 1996.
Athletic Career: Was a wide receiver at Indiana State from 1982-86 ... the Sycamores won nine games in both 1983 and '84 and advanced to the NCAA I-AA playoffs both seasons ... ISU was ranked No. 1 in the nation for most of the '84 campaign ... a native of Terre Haute, Ind., where he was an all-state, all-county and all-area selection at South Vigo High School.