Storrs, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - The University of Connecticut announced the
hiring of former Notre Dame assistant Bob Diaco as the 30th head football
coach in school history early Thursday morning.
Diaco served on the Notre Dame coaching staff as the defensive coordinator for
the past four years and the assistant head coach for the past two.
He was named the 2012 winner of the Frank Broyles Award, given to the top
assistant college football coach in the country, after being a semifinalist
for the award in 2011.
Diaco served at Virginia (2006-08) as the linebackers and special teams
coordinator and Cincinnati (2009) as the defensive coordinator and inside
linebackers coach before joining the Notre Dame staff in 2010 as defensive
coordinator and inside linebacker coach.
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