Miami Dolphins Hire Former NFL Tight End Dan Campbell As Position Coach

January 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dolphins have filled one of their two remaining coaching vacancies in-house, as former NFL tight end Dan Campbell has been promoted to the position of tight ends coach by the Miami Dolphins, according to Omar Kelly. He replaced George DeLeone, who joined Paul Pasqualoni's staff at UConn.

Campbell, who lasted played in the NFL in 2008 with the Detroit Lions and won a Super Bowl ring while on injured reserve with the Saints in 2009, served as a coaching intern on offense for the Dolphins this past season.

In addition to Campbell, the Dolphins have also hired a new offensive coordinator (Brian Daboll), running backs coach (Jeff Nixon), and head strength and conditioning coach (Darren Krein).

The Dolphins have one remaining vacancy to fill, left by quarterbacks coach David Lee, who joined Houston Nutt's staff as the offensive coordinator at Ole Miss.


A Texas A&M alum, Campbell was drafted by the New York Giants in...

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