Doug Nussmeier was hired to be the new Husky QB coach. Nussmeier was the OC at Fresno State. Doug is a native of Portland, Oregon who played college football at Idaho under John L. Smith. Nussmeier also played QB int he NFL for five years.
He started his coaching career under John L. Smith at Michigan State before moving on to be QB coach with the St Louis Rams for two seasons. He spent last season at Fresno State. Nussmeier is regarded as a hot up and coming coach and his addition to the staff isa big coup for the Huskies.
The Idaho connection continues as Defensive Coordinator Nick Holt, Defensive Line Coach Johnny Nansen, Defensive Backs Coach Jeff Mills and Running Backs Coach Joel Thomas and Linebackers Coach Mike Cox all coached at Idaho at some point in their careers.