Gregg Smith Named ASU's Offensive Line Coach
Dec. 20, 2006
TEMPE, Ariz. -
Gregg Smith has been named
Smith has coached alongside Erickson for 24 years and has 37 total years of football coaching experience. During the majority of Smith's career, he has served as Erickson's assistant head coach and offensive line coach.
Smith spent the 2006 season coaching at the
During the 1999-2002 seasons, Smith served as Erickson's assistant head coach and offensive line coach at
From 1995-1998, Smith enjoyed his first stay in the National Football League, coaching among Erickson's staff with the Seattle Seahawks.
From 1989 to 1994, Smith coached with Erickson at the
Before joining Erickson as part of the Hurricanes' staff, Smith coached at
Smith began his coaching career at the high school level, coaching at Buhl (
Smith, 60, graduated from the
Smith joins fellow assistant coaches Dan Cozzetto (tight ends coach), will assist with offensive line), Rich Olson (offensive coordinator), Al Simmons (cornerbacks coach) and Grady Stretz (defensive line coach) as those who have officially been named to Erickson's coaching staff. Erickson was introduced as head coach by Arizona State University Vice President for University Athletics Lisa Love on Dec. 11.
In other news, Erickson announced Wednesday that Dan Cozzetto, who was previously announced as tight ends coach and will assist with the offensive line, will also serve as ASU's assistant head coach.
More hires on Coach Erickson's staff will be announced once they are approved by ASU's Human Resources Department.