1977 Van Zandt hired

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1977 Van Zandt hired - Van Zandt hired for NU grid job As expected,...
Van Zandt hired for NU grid job As expected, Nebraska football football Coach Tom Osborne announced announced Tuesday the hiring of Lance Van Zandt to join the Comhusker coaching staff. The hiring came as no surprise, surprise, as Van Zandt, who served the past two seasons as assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Kansas, Kansas, was on the Nebraska sideline last Friday night as the Huskers defeated Texas Tech, 27-24 27-24 27-24 in the Astro-Bluebonnet Astro-Bluebonnet Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl in Houston. Originally set to fill the defensive secondary position vacated when Warren Powers accepted the Washington State head job. Van Zandt was given additional responsibilities at his hiring Tuesday when Osborne named the 36-year-old 36-year-old 36-year-old 36-year-old 36-year-old Van Zandt as Nebraska's defensive coodinator. Monte Kiffin. the Huskers' defensive coordinator the past four years, resigned Sunday to accept a similar position at the University of Arkansas. "We are very pleased to have someone of Lance's caliber on our staff," said Osborne. "We've been very impressed with the job be has done at Oklahoma State and Kansas. Lance Van Zandt . . . defensive boss "Lance is an experienced coach with excellent credentials credentials in both coaching and recruiting. We are confident he can do the job as the defensive coordinator and also in coaching the defensive secondary." secondary." Van Zandt was the defensive coordinator at Oklahoma State for two year's before joining Coach Bud Moore's Kansas staff. Before that. Van Zandt coached at Rice. Texas A&M. West Texas State. New Mexico Highlands. Graham. Tex., High School and Stephenville, Tex.. High School. IP

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  1. The Lincoln Star,
  2. 05 Jan 1977, Wed,
  3. Page 25

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