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  1. Warner, Bollman aim to cure MSU offense

    Brian Bennett

    Some would see Michigan State's offense as needing a dire overhaul after a season in which the Spartans averaged just 20 points per game and turned most passing downs into cover-your-eyes moments. But new playcaller Dave Warner doesn't think the s...

    Blog | March 05, 2013
  2. Michigan State shuffles coaching roles

    Brian Bennett

    Michigan State officially announced the hiring of Jim Bollman on Monday as co-offensive coordinator and tight ends coach. But he will not serve as the Spartans' main playcaller. That responsibility will belong to Dave Warner, who had been the team...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  3. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Phew, for a minute there I lost myself. Reports say former Ohio State playcaller and current Purdue offensive line coach Jim Bollman will be the new Michigan State offensive coordinator. Michigan State's Johnny Adams fared well at the NFL combine...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  4. Purdue OC Nord to miss Iowa game

    Brian Bennett

    Purdue is looking to snap a five-game losing streak when it goes to Iowa this weekend, and now the Boilermakers will have to overcome the absence of their offensive coordinator. The team announced Friday that playcaller Gary Nord will not make the...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  5. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Hope Leap Day William visits today and trades candy for your tears. Pat Harty wonders if new Iowa playcaller Greg Davis is ready for a change in talent level from his days at Texas. DJK was released from his arena football team. Denard Robinson...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  6. Iowa stays true to form with Greg Davis hire

    Brian Bennett

    A vocal portion of the Iowa fan base longed to replace offensive coordinator Ken O'Keefe and bring in some new blood from outside the program. Those Hawkeyes fans got their wish but might be surprised at how similar the new playcaller is to the forme...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  7. Inside the mind of Al Borges

    Brian Bennett

    What its the genesis of Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges' philosophy? It all started with doodles. In ESPN.com's new WolverineNation site, Michael Rothstein explores the roots of Borges' success as a playcaller, dating all the way back to ...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  8. Jeff Mullen hired at Charlotte

    Brian Bennett

    Former embattled West Virginia offensive coordinator Jeff Mullen has landed a gig, as the offensive coordinator for Charlotte's startup program. Mullen spent three years as Bill Stewart's playcaller with the Mountaineers and drew heavy criticism f...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  9. Ex-Syracuse aide to run UConn's offense

    Brian Bennett

    It looks like new Connecticut coach Paul Pasqualoni will employ a trusted old friend as his offensive coordinator. Multiple outlets are reporting that Miami Dolphins tight end coach George DeLeone has been tapped as the new UConn playcaller. And i...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  10. Former Louisville assistants to reunite at Illinois

    Brian Bennett

    Two former Louisville assistants are going to Illinois to work under Ron Zook. Paul Petrino -- who was his brother Bobby's offensive coordinator with the Cardinals before holding the same post at Arkansas -- will be Zook's playcaller. Longtime Lou...

    Blog | December 14, 2009
  11. Marrone fires playcaller Spence, two others

    Brian Bennett

    Two days after his inaugural season as Syracuse head coach ended, Doug Marrone made some major shakeups on his staff. Marrone has fired offensive coordinator Rob Spence, wide receivers coach Jamie Elizondo and defensive line coach Derrick Jackson....

    Blog | November 30, 2009
  12. New Big East coordinators who will make biggest '09 impact

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by ESPN.com's Brian Bennett It's not hard to find new coordinators in the Big East. Seven of the eight league teams brought in at least one new playcaller, and half the conference will have new coordinators on both sides of the ball. T...

    Blog | May 28, 2009