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Mike MacIntyre Named Memphis' Defensive Coordinator

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Mike MacIntyre, a two-time National Coach of the Year and a 30-year coaching veteran, has been named Memphis football's defensive coordinator pending completion of State of Tennessee hiring protocols, head coach RyanSilverfield announced Thursday.

"Mike was the perfect fit to lead our defense," said Silverfield. "Just three years ago, he was the National Coach of the Year. He is a Bill Parcells disciple with five years coaching in the NFL. He graduated from high school in Nashville and has deep roots in this state.

"He is a leader of men on and off the field.