CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Hurlie Brown has been a defensive coach for 20 years. The Miami Hurricanes think he's ready to move to the other side of the football.
The Hurricanes announced the hiring of Brown as their running backs coach on Sunday. Brown is replacing Terry Richardson, who left the Hurricanes last week for a job with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
At Miami, Brown will get to work with, among others, sophomore-to-be Duke Johnson, one of the nation's top backs this past season.
Brown has been Miami's senior football operations coordinator, working with community outreach and recruiting matters. He was a standout safety for the Hurricanes from 1988 through 1991, helping the school win two national championships.
Brown was chosen from a pool of finalists that included three South Florida high school coaches, Telly Lockette, Donnell Bennett and Roger Harriott.
Brown's coaching career started as a graduate assistant at Miami in 1992. He's worked for two Florida high school programs, then was the defensive backs coach at Florida International from 2001 through 2006 and worked with the secondary at Louisiana-Lafayette from 2006 through 2010.
He returned to Miami in 2011. As a player with the Hurricanes, he went to two Orange Bowls, one Cotton Bowl and one Sugar Bowl. He then was signed as a free agent by two NFL clubs before spending several seasons in the Canadian Football League.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

Gameday on Sun, Nov 2017 by JBoppa
Saturday Late Games on Sat, Nov 2017 by BamaHater
vinny saturday on Sat, Nov 2017 by vinny
2017 Westgate SuperContest Odds & Picks on Sat, Nov 2017 by Michael Cash

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Utah vs. Washington Prediction Will the Washington Huskies cover as huge home favorites on Saturday night when they host fellow Pac-12 rival the Utah Utes at 10:30 p.m. ET?
Thumbnail Air Force vs. Boise State Pick Can Boise State roll to another big win in the Mountain West Conference tonight when it plays host to Air Force at...
Thumbnail Cal vs. Stanford Prediction Will the Stanford Cardinal cover as a double-digit home favorite tonight when it takes on the Cal Golden Bears at 8:00 p.m. ET? Let's dive into...
Thumbnail UCLA vs. USC Prediction Will the USC Trojans cover the point spread as a double-digit home favorite tonight when they host their in-state rivals the UCLA Bruins at 8:00 p.m....
Thumbnail N.C. State vs. Wake Forest Prediction Will the N.C. State Wolfpack pick up another road victory tonight when they visit the Wake Forest Demon Deacons at 7:30 p.m. ET? Let's...

NCAAF Team Pages