John Garrison is Ole Miss’ new offensive line coach, the Rebels announced as coach Lane Kiffin also gave him the title of run game coordinator.

Garrison, who spent the last four seasons at NC State, has over 15 years experience coaching at the collegiate level. Garrison will replace Jake Thornton, who left for the new Auburn staff.

It’s a reunion for the coaches, as before NC State, Garrison spent the 2018 season as run game coordinator and offensive line coach for Kiffin at Florida Atlantic.

Garrison also coordinated the run game and offensive line at UNLV from 2015-17. In 2017, the Rebels finished 15th in the country in rushing and set the school record for fewest quarterback sacks allowed.

Garrison played and later coached the offensive line at Nebraska in 2013 and 2014.