The Seattle Seahawks apparently will be looking for a new defensive line coach.
First reported by Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union and later announced by the Jaguars, Seahawks defensive line coach Todd Wash has followed good friend Gus Bradley to Jacksonville, where he will serve as the Jaguars defensive line coach.
Seattle DL coach Todd Wash hired to same position with #Jaguars. Allowed by Pete Carroll to make lateral move.— Ryan O'Halloran (@ryanohalloran) January 28, 2013
O’Halloran reports because it was a lateral move, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll had to sign off on the move.
Wash outside linebacker with Bradley at North Dakota State, and also coached with him in college for the Bison and at Tampa Bay.
With Dan Quinn taking over as the defensive coordinator for Bradley, his defensive line coach at the University of Florida, former San Francisco all-pro defensive lineman Bryant Young, could be a consideration to replace Wash.
Former Seattle assistant defensive line coach Mike Phair, who worked with the Seahawks while Quinn was here, also could have been a possibility, but he accepted a job to stay in Chicago as that team’s defensive line coach for new Bears head coach Marc Trestman.