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USU football: Mark Tommerdahl rounds out staff as special teams coordinator

First Published      Last Updated Feb 28 2017 02:12 pm

Mark Tommerdahl, a 33-year college coaching veteran, has joined the Utah State football coaching staff as special teams coordinator and running backs coach.

Utah State announced the hiring on Monday night.

Tommerdahl spent the past four seasons on the California coaching staff as assistant head coach and special teams coordinator. He also coached tight ends, fullbacks and receivers at Cal.

Tommerdahl's previous coaching stops include stints at Wyoming (1984-1994), Minesota (1995-96), New Mexico (1997), TCU (1998-2000), Alabama (2001-02), Louisiana Texas A&M (2003-07), Louisiana Monroe (2008), Louisiana Tech (2009-12) and Cal (2013-2016).

He has been on the coaching staff of 14 teams that went to bowl games.

Tommerdahl joins offensive coordinator David Yost as new additions to the coaching staff this offseason under head coach Matt Wells.