REPORTS – GIANTS HIRE PATRICK GRAHAM AS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR…
Multiple media sources are reporting that the New York Giants have hired Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator Patrick Graham for the same position with the Giants.
The 40-year old Graham served with new Head Coach Joe Judge on the New England Patriots staff from 2012 to 2015 until he joined former Head Coach Ben McAdoo’s staff with the Giants in 2016-2017. Graham’s first year as a defensive coordinator was 2019, when the undermanned Miami defense finished 30th in the NFL in yards allowed and 32nd in points allowed.
Before becoming Miami’s defensive coordinator, Graham was the defensive run game coordinator and inside linebackers coach for the Green Bay Packers (2018), defensive line coach for the New York Giants (2016-2017), linebackers coach for the New England Patriots (2011, 2014-2015), defensive line coach for the New England Patriots (2012-2013), defensive assistant for the New England Patriots (2010), coaching assistant for New England Patriots (2009), defensive line coach for the University of Toledo (2009), graduate assistant for the University of Notre Dame (2007-2008), tight ends coach for University of Richmond (2005-2006), defensive line coach for the University of Richmond (2004), and a graduate assistant for Wagner College (2002-2003).
REPORT – GIANTS HIRE JERRY SCHUPLINSKI AS QUARTERBACKS COACH…
The NFL Network is reporting that the New York Giants have hired Miami Dolphins Assistant Quarterbacks Coach Jerry Schuplinski as the team’s new quarterbacks coach.
Schuplinski served with new Head Coach Joe Judge on the New England Patriots staff from 2013 to 2018.
Before becoming Miami’s assistant quarterbacks coach in 2019, Schuplinski served in the same role with the Patriots from 2016-2018. He also was a coaching assistant for the Patriots (2013-2015), linebackers/special teams coach for Case Western Reserve University (2007-2012), head coach of Trinity High School in Ohio (2002-2006), and running backs/special teams coach at John Carroll University (2000-2001).
REPORT – GIANTS HIRE FREDDIE ROACH AS DEFENSIVE LINE COACH…
SiriusXM is reporting that the New York Giants have hired University of Mississippi Defensive Line Coach Freddie Roach for the same position with the Giants.
The 36-year old Roach served with new Head Coach Joe Judge on the University of Alabama’s staff from 2009-2010.
Before becoming Mississippi’s defensive line coach in 2017, Roach served as director of player development at Alabama (2015-2016), defensive ends/linebackers coach at the University of South Alabama (2013-2014), defensive line coach at Murray State University (2012), defensive line coach and director of strength and conditioning at East Mississippi Community College (2011), and assistant strength and conditioning coach at Alabama (2008-2010). He also played linebacker at Alabama (2002-2005).