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Report: Quinn takes D-coordinator job at University of Florida

Post by Eric Williams on Jan. 3, 2011 at 11:15 am with 7 Comments »
January 3, 2011 11:15 am

Pat Dooley of the Gainesville Sun is reporting that Seahawks defensive line coach Dan Quinn will leave Seattle to take a job as the defensive coordinator for the University of Florida.

Quinn worked with new Florida head coach Will Muschamp while both worked for the Miami Dolphins under Nick Saban.

Quinn initially interviewed for the defensive coordinator position when he joined Seattle two years ago under Jim Mora’s staff, but Gus Bradley ultimately was selected to fill that position.

Quinn is well-respected by the players in his position group and is considered one of the up-and-coming talents in the coaching community. He will stay with Seattle throughout the playoffs.

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  1. Dukeshire says:

    Well, if nothing else, thank you Dan for seeing Big Red’s potential as a LDE. If he stays healthy, that will pay dividends for years.

  2. bigmike04 says:

    Congraduation Dan… It a move up from D L coach to D Coornator..

  3. Soggybuc says:

    As a Gator fan this fantastic news.

    As a Hawk fan it sucks. he was doing a great job for us.

    Good luck Dan can never fault a guy for moving up in his career.

  4. Can we send Gus and make Dan our D-Cordinator?

  5. Good luck Mr Quinn! They’re geting a really good coach! Now, who’re you gonna have take over your spot here?

  6. Good luck, Dan.

  7. wabubba67 says:

    Piss! I liked what he was doing with our D-line….typically, we were not as talented as the opponents’ OL, yet we were able to play the run effectively for the most part (much less so after Bryant’s injury). Our pass rush was also better than could be reasonable expected.

    Good luck, Dan.

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