Vandals hire Shaw as run game coordinator

Vandals hire Shaw as run game coordinator

Vandals hire Shaw as run game coordinator

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by Ryan Larrondo

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Posted on March 19, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 19 at 10:58 PM

MOSCOW--  The Idaho Vandals announced on Monday that Gordy Shaw will take over as the new run game coordinator and offensive line coach.  Shaw returns to Moscow after spending a year as the defensive coordinator for the Vandals back in 1989.  Prior to his new position, Shaw spent three years as the offensive line coach at the University of Hawaii. 
“I’m real excited we could get a coach of his caliber,” said Idaho coach Robb Akey as he announced Shaw’s addition to his 2012 staff. “He knows what it takes to have success here. He’s a great teacher; a great person. He’s going to fit in very, very well.”
When Shaw was the defensive coordinator at Idaho, he helped coached the Vandals to a 9-3 record and Big Sky Championship. 
The Vandals start Spring practice on Thursday.  The Spring Game is scheduled for April 20 at 6 p.m. 

Shaw’s career
2009-11 – University of Hawaii (offensive line)
2008 – University of South Dakota (offensive coordinator)
2001-06 – University of Minnesota (offensive line)
1997-2000 – University of Minnesota (defensive line)
1993-96 – University of Minnesota (offensive line)
1990-92 – University of Wyoming (offensive line)
1989 – University of Idaho (defensive coordinator)
1985-88 – University of Northern Colorado (offensive coordinator/offensive line)
1982-84 – Northern Arizona University (defensive line)
1980-81 – Cal Poly (defensive line)
1979 – Cal State Northridge (defensive line)
1977-78 – Cal Poly (graduate assistant)
 

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