December 8, 2022

Matt Daniels appointed as Special Teams Coordinator

Matt Daniels appointed as Special Teams Coordinator

Special Teams Assistant Ben Kotoika

Kotwica coaching career

US Military Academy Middle School 2005-06 (Defense Coordinator)

Aircraft 2007-08 (Defence/QC Special Teams); 2009-12 (Associate Special Teams); 2013 (Special Teams Coordinator)

Leaders 2014-18 (Special Teams Coordinator)

Falcons 2019-20 (Special Teams Coordinator)

Offensive Coordinator Wes Phillips

Phillips College/NFL Training Experience

UTEP 2003 (Student Assistant)

West Texas A&M 2004-05 (Quarterback)

Baylor 2006 (Quarterback)

Cowboys 2007-10 (QC/Attack Assistant); 2011-12 (auxiliary offensive line); 2013 (narrow ends)

Leaders 2014-18 (narrow ends)

2019-20 rams (narrow ends); 2021 (tight endings and coordinator scrolling game)

Defensive Back Daronty Jones

Jones training experience

Lenoir-Rhyne 2001 (Graduate Assistant)

Nicholls State 2002 (Safeties)

Franklin High School (Louisiana) 2003 (Defensive Coordinator)

Generet High School (Louisiana) 2004 (Cornerbacks)

Bowie State 2005-09 (Assistant Director and Defense Coordinator)

University of California, Los Angeles 2010 (Graduate Assistant)

Montreal Alois 2011 (Defensive Appearance)

Hawaii 2012-13 (minor); 2014 (Assistant Coach and Secondary)

Wisconsin 2015 (Defensive Appearance)

The Dolphins 2016-17 (Associate Defensive Back)

Bengals 2018-19 (Cornbucks)

Vikings 2020 (Defensive Appearance)

LSU 2021 (Defensive Coordinator)

Outside Linebackers / Bass Rush Specialist Mike Smith

Smith’s NFL Playing Career

Smith College / NFL coaching career

Hawaii 2009 (Linebackers)

Gates 2010-11 (Trainee Trainee); 2012 (outside the Linebackers)

Texas Tech 2013 (Joint Defense Coordinator/Outside Linebacker); 2014 (Temporary Defensive Coordinator/Outside Line Players); 2015 (Joint Defense Coordinator/Defensive Line)

2016-17 Chiefs (auxiliary defensive line); 2018 (outside the Linebackers)

2019-21 packages (outside Linebackers)