Former Miami coach Randy Shannon is slated to become the Gators linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator, according to multiple reports.
Shannon spent the past two seasons coaching linebackers at Arkansas. But the Miami native is best known for his four seasons (2007-10) as head coach of the Miami Hurricanes, where he had been a starting outside linebacker for the 1987 national title team.
The Hurricanes were unable to return to their glory years under Shannon, who was 28-22 during his time in Coral Gables. The Canes’ recruiting classes, though, consistently ranked among the nation’s best and mined much of the top talent in South Florida.
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