Dave Johnson, a coach with more than 27 years of collegiate experience, has been hired by UMass as its new offensive line coach and run game coordinator, according to a source with knowledge of the hiring process.
Johnson will be joining the team immediately.
FootballScoop.com, a site that follows the comings and goings of football coaches, initially reported that he was hired, and the Maroon Musket was able to confirm the hire and position. Johnson will replace Ron Hudson, who left UMass to coach Nevada in mid-January.
Johnson was last the tight ends coach for the University of Cincinnati. Prior to joining the Bearcats, he was the offensive line coach at West Virginia from 2008 – 2010. Check out the rest of his resume here.
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