The University of Colorado at Boulder football team broke the bank for their latest coaching hire.
Colorado has hired former USF coach Jim Leavitt as its defensive coordinator and Central Michigan defensive coordinator Joe Tumpkin as safeties coach.
The Broncos are bringing another familiar name back to Denver, CBS4’s Vic Lombardi has confirmed that the Broncos will hire Wade Phillips to be the team’s next defensive coordinator.
Call Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio the modern-day Marlon Perkins and you wouldn’t be too far off base.
In his first for-the-record comments since his name’s been bandied about as a possible replacement for Lane Kiffin at USC, Jack Del Rio declined Thursday to address speculation he might return to his alma mater.
Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio has had a lot of success this season, and that’s sparked speculation he may be ready to be a head coach again.
It may be the toughest challenge in the NFL — fixing the Broncos defense. Dennis Allen is going to try to do what so many before him couldn’t.