MADISON, Wis. — Former Dallas Cowboys working backs coach Gary Brown is returning to soccer after a one-year, health-related absence and taking the identical place at Wisconsin.
Brown coached Cowboys working backs from 2013-19 whereas engaged on a employees headed by Jason Garrett, who was pressured out after the 2019 season. Brown spent 2020 out of teaching whereas he battled most cancers.
He now strikes into the school ranks and takes over for John Settle, who left to turn into Kentucky’s working backs coach.
“I’m enthusiastic about being a part of the Badger household due to the custom that’s been established over time,” Brown mentioned. “They’re among the best packages within the Massive Ten, and clearly they prefer to run the ball and run it very nicely.”
Throughout his stint with the Cowboys, Brown coached two NFL single-season dashing leaders: DeMarco Murray (2014) and Ezekiel Elliott (2016 and 2018). The Cowboys gained not less than 4 + yards per carry in every of his seven seasons.
Brown arrived at Dallas after spending 4 seasons because the Cleveland Brows’ working backs coach. The 1991 eighth-round draft choose from Penn State rushed for 4,300 yards throughout an NFL taking part in profession that included stops with the Houston Oilers (1991-95), San Diego Chargers (1997) and New York Giants (1998-99). He was a working backs coach at Rutgers in 2008.
Wisconsin is scheduled to open spring apply subsequent week.
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