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Stoops Hires Former High School Teammate

Posted: Dec 11, 2012 11:54 AM by Alan Cutler
Updated: Dec 11, 2012 12:09 PM

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0.0 (0 votes) is reporting that Vince Marrow, who played high school ball with Mark Stoops, is the new tight end coach for UK.

Marrow was working with tight ends at Nebraska.

Marrow was a tight end in the NFL. He was on the roster of five NFL teams: Buffalo Bills (1992-95); Carolina Panthers (1995); New York Jets (1996); Chicago Bears (1997-98) and San Francisco 49ers (1998-99). He was on the roster for the Bills for Super Bowls in 1993 and 1994. His best season in the NFL was in 1994, when he appeared in 10 games for the Bills.

The native of Youngstown, Ohio, also made first-team all-league for the Frankfort Galaxy of NFL Europe in 1998, and played one season for the Orlando Rage in the XFL in 2000 before going into coaching.

On top of being an assistant coach in college, Marrow has been an assistant in NFL Europe, the United Football League, and was a head coach in high school.

Marrow graduated with a degree in criminal justice from Toledo in 1992 and was a teammate of Husker football coach Bo Pelini at Cardinal Mooney High School. Marrow and his wife, Dr. Monique Marrow, have five children (Mike, Phylica, Merrisa, Victoria and Aryanna). Mike is a fullback for Nebraska.