The Eagles are reportedly anticipated to rent Iowa State safeties coach D.Okay. McDonald, based on FootballScoop.com.
McDonald will presumably exchange Jay Valai, who left the Eagles final week sooner or later after they introduced him as their assistant defensive backs coach. Valai determined to hitch Nick Saban’s workers at Alabama. So we’ll see if McDonald takes the identical title with the Eagles.
McDonald has been at Iowa State since 2016 and has been teaching safeties for the final two years.
Earlier than Iowa State, McDonald was at Toledo from 2012-15 and earlier than that, he was at Williams & Mary and earlier than that Indiana College of Pennsylvania. It was at IUP, when he grew to become very shut with Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni.
McDonald and Sirianni have identified one another for a few years and have been even groomsmen in one another’s weddings, based on TheAthletic’s Zach Berman. Throughout their days teaching at IUP collectively (2006-08) they even lived collectively.
With the Eagles, McDonald might be working with new defensive backs coach Dennard Wilson, who was formally introduced as a part of Jonathan Gannon’s defensive workers final week.
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