Georgia Southern announces 2016 football coaching staff

STATESBORO, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers has revealed the Eagles’ coaching staff for 2016.

It includes two coaches with recent ties to Lowndes County. Former Valdosta Blazers coach David Dean will serve as co-offensive coordinator alongside former Valdosta High School coach Rance Gillespie. Dean will also coach quarterbacks. Gillespie will coach wide receivers.

Former UCF defensive line coach Zo Costantini will serve as defensive coordinator for the Eagles.

All hires are pending final approval.

Here’s the full staff, courtesy of

Tyson Summers – head coach
Lorenzo “Zo” Costantini – defensive coordinator
Rance Gillespie – co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks
David Dean – co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers
Pat Bastien – linebackers
Chris Foster – running backs
Jimmy Lindsey – defensive line
Chad Lunsford – tight ends/special teams coordinator
Allen Mogridge – offensive line
Jeremy Rowell – defensive backs
Travis Taylor – director of football operations
Steve Dennis – director of football administration
Dr. Tredell Dorsey – director of strength & conditioning
Chris Ball – video coordinator

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