Holliday hires 2 football assistants

Published 1:27 am Thursday, February 9, 2012

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall has hired a pair of assistant football coaches.

Head coach Doc Holliday announced Wednesday that Lytrel Pollard will coach the Thundering Herd’s cornerbacks, while Geep Wade will coach the offensive guards and centers.

Wade’s hiring means offensive coordinator Bill Legg will now coach the tackles and tight ends.

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Pollard was the defensive coordinator at Tennessee-Martin last season. He held the same job at Mississippi College in 2010. He spent nine seasons at Southern Miss.

Wade spent the past two seasons coaching the offensive line at Chattanooga, where he also was the recruiting coordinator. He spent four seasons before that at Tennessee-Martin.