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4 SHSU assistants, UAB assistant join GSU football staff
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Georgia Southern head football coach Willie Fritz, center, shakes hands and chats with president Brooks Keel at the Bishop Field House after being introduced Jan. 10. Fritz added five new coaches to his staff at Georgia Southern Wednesday.
Georgia Southern announced on Wednesday the addition of five new members to the football coaching staff and the retention of two assistant coaches for the 2014 season. Joining head coach Willie Fritz are four assistant coaches from Sam Houston State -- offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Doug Ruse, wide receivers coach Matt Barrett, defensive ends coach Johnny Jernigan, and linebackers coach Michael Mutz. Kevin Peoples, who coached at UAB last season, will coach the defensive line.