Monday, March 15, 2010

Riders Finalize Coaching Staff

Saskatchewan Roughrider Head Coach/ Vice President of Football Operations Ken Miller announced today that Tom Freeman will join the team as Offensive Line Coach, which finalized the team’s coaching staff for the 2010 season.

Freeman joins the Riders after spending over three decades coaching at the U.S. collegiate level. Most recently he spent two seasons coaching the offensive line at UCF after spending two seasons with Stanford as their offensive line coach/run game coordinator. The California native spent eight seasons at Pittsburgh, five years at Purdue, eight seasons at Arizona State, and also spent time with his alma mater San Diego State, Hawaii, San Diego City College and Santa Ana College.

A native of Bakersfield, Calif., Freeman earned his bachelor's degree in liberal studies from San Diego State in 1969. He began his collegiate career at San Diego City College in 1964 and was a part of two conference championship teams. Freeman went on to play centre and tackle at San Diego State and the Aztecs went 19-1-1 during his time on the squad and won a pair of College Division national titles.

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