BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -Western Kentucky Soccer head coach Tyson Helton introduced Tuesday morning that third-year coach Stephen Hamby has been promoted to Offensive Line coach. Hamby replaces Mike Goff
“I’m grateful to Coach Helton for putting me answerable for the offensive line and fired as much as lead this group of males into 2021!” Hamby mentioned.
Hamby spent the earlier two seasons working with the Hilltoppers offensive line in a High quality Management position.
In 2020, previous to bowl season, PFF Faculty ranked WKU because the 14th greatest offensive line unit within the FBS. The Tops completed the season ranked No. 2 within the nation in pass-blocking grade and No. 17 in run-blocking grade.
PFF Faculty’s prime 10 in Convention USA linemen featured three Hilltoppers, proper sort out Mason Brooks (83.4, fourth), proper guard Jordan Meredith (81.5, fifth), and left sort out Cole Spencer (78.2, ninth). Meredith was voted Second Staff All-C-USA and named a PFF Faculty Second Staff All-American, whereas Brooks and Spencer earned C-USA Honorable Point out recognition.
In 2019, the Tops offensive line unit was ranked twentieth within the FBS by PFF Faculty. The road had the No. 1 pass-blocking grade in addition to surrendering stress on solely 12.7% of their pass-blocked snaps, the eight-lowest proportion within the nation.
Proper sort out Miles Pate earned First Staff All C-USA honors and Meredith was named to C-USA Honorable Point out. Meredith was additionally named a PFF Faculty Honorable Point out All-American with a 79.3 general PFF ranking (fifth amongst FBS guards), 89.3 move block ranking (second amongst FBS guards) and 79.2 run block ranking (tied for seventh amongst FBS guards).
Previous to arriving on The Hill, Hamby spent three seasons because the offensive line coach at Bowling Inexperienced State from 2016-2018. Throughout that interval, the Falcons had three linemen named to the All-Mid American Convention’s postseason groups: Jack Kramer (2018), Tim McAuliffe (2016), and Logan Dietz (2016).
Earlier than teaching at BGSU, Hamby spent three seasons at his alma mater, Texas Tech from 2013-2015. Underneath head coach Kliff Kingsbury, Hamby served because the assistant offensive line coach. He was immediately chargeable for teaching the facilities whereas helping with on- and off-field instruction of the offensive line. His time with the Pink Raiders overlapped with the Hilltoppers’ new offensive coordinator Zach Kittley.
Hamby was an offensive lineman for Texas Tech from 2005-2008. Throughout that stretch, the Pink Raiders went 37-16 whereas reaching 4 consecutive bowl video games. Following his profession at Texas Tech, Hamby was invited to coaching camp with each the Washington Redskins and New Orleans Saints.
Hamby’s former Texas Tech teammate, Graham Harrell, is at the moment the offensive coordinator for coach Helton’s brother Clay, at USC.
Hamby graduated from Texas Tech in August 2009 with a level in Agriculture & Utilized Economics.
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