Zach Nyborg followed coach Gary Andersen from Utah State to Wisconsin a couple of years ago. Now the former Utah State and Wisconsin director of football operations is leaving Andersen and UW to join the coaching staff at BYU.
BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall on Tuesday announced that Nyborg, a BYU alum, will replace Duane Busby as the Cougars’ director of football operations (DFO).
"Zach is an individual of high moral values and character who brings experience, knowledge and innovative thinking to a position that is of utmost importance to a football program," Mendenhall noted in a school news release. "He will play a significant role in the continued success of our program."
Nyborg was in his second season as UW’s DFO and spent the previous three seasons in the same role at USU.
"This is the right fit for me," he said.
A DFO is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, handling team schedules, team travel, practice preparation, the football budget and other logistics.
Prior to his stint at USU, Nyborg coached at Timpview High School in Provo. He was the Thunderbirds’ head freshman coach and offensive coordinator and worked with the quarterbacks and receivers on the sophomore team.
Nybord graduated from BYU with a degree in business management in 2011 and is currently working on his master’s degree in P.E. from USU. He was a three-sport athlete at Viewmont High in Bountiful, Utah.
|1.||Salt Lake, San Diego comic con name feud would set precedent|
|2.||Bagley Cartoon: Comic Con Controversy|
|3.||Deal on veterans’ health care to cost $17B|
|4.||Is a fee for solar energy users a ‘sun tax’ or fair play?|
|5.||Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder|
|6.||Ordain Women, abuse, defections on tap for Mormon symposium|
|7.||Will Park City Mountain Resort have a ski season? — Maybe|
|8.||Prayers answered? Keep it to yourself|
|9.||Compound built for Warren Jeffs becomes bed and breakfast|
|10.||Owner of dog shot by Utah police says cops are trying to ‘buy me off’|