Meet the new SMU coaching staff

Head Coach Chad Morris – SMU’s new Head coach looks to help re-energize the Mustang offense after previously serving as Clemson’s Offensive Coordinator for 4 seasons. A native Texan, he returns to his home state for the first time since coaching Lake Travis High School to back-to-back state championships in 2008 and 2009.

Joe Craddock OC/QB Coach – Offensive Coordinator Joe Craddock links up once again with Chad Morris after spending three years with him at Clemson. Craddock served as a graduate assistant last year, after spending 2 seasons as a player development coach; he played at Middle Tennessee State from 2005-2008.

Van Malone DC: Van Malone begins his first season as Mustang Defensive Coordinator after coaching at both Tulsa and Oklahoma State. At OSU, Malone coached the safeties in 2012 and the cornerbacks in ‘13 and ‘14; at Tulsa he was a secondary coach and recruiting coordinator from 2010-12.

Dustin Fry Assistant Coach/OL Coach – Dustin Fry comes to SMU as offensive line coach after two seasons at Clemson as an offensive Graduate Assistant and four as a player. Fry was selected by the St. Louis Rams as a 5th round draft pick and played for them in 2008.

Keith Gunn enters his 3rd year on the hilltop. He is now a defensive assistant after serving as Offensive Quality Control Coordinator and Recruiting Analyst in 2013 and 2014.

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