Florida officially hires assistant coach Wesley McGriff
The Crime Dawg has landed in Gainesville.
After moving on from safeties coach Ron English and cornerbacks coach Torrian Gray this offseason, Dan Mullen has officially added SEC veteran Wesley McGriff to his Gator coaching staff.
Florida announced the hiring of McGriff on Saturday. McGriff most recently served as Auburn’s secondary coach after previously serving as defensive coordinator at Ole Miss. McGriff has also served as an assistant at Kentucky and Vanderbilt during his coaching career.
The Gators have yet to announce which position group McGriff will coach next season in Gainesville.
“Coach McGriff brings a high level of familiarity in the National Football League and Southeastern Conference, being a coordinator and position coach,” Mullen said in a released statement. “His track record of preparing players for the NFL and his success coaching at every level speaks for itself. His energy and tireless effort in recruiting will be an asset to our defensive staff.”
In addition to his years of experience coaching SEC secondaries, Florida’s new assistant coach has a long history of recruiting talented players across the South.
McGriff is a native of Tifton, Ga., and played his college football at South Carolina State and Savannah State.