Well, the 2009 coaching staff appears to be complete, barring some sort of unexpected shakeup, with the signing today of Chip Garber as the defensive quality control coach, replacing Arthur Smith (who departed for a career in the military).
Like new tight ends coach Scott Wachenheim, this hire has a very Jim Zorn feel to it: a coach with long experience (28 years!) at slightly unusual places (Hamilton Tiger-Cats! Hofstra Pride! North Texas Mean Green!), including some overlap with Zorn himself (defensive backs coach with the Minnesota Golden Gophers while Zorn was the QB coach there). Garber also has local ties, coming from Winchester, Virginia, and having gone to college at the University of Maryland. Read more »
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