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                === UConn tabs Diaco as head football coach ===
 
 Storrs,  CT (SportsNetwork.com)  - The University of Connecticut announced the
 hiring  of  former Notre  Dame assistant  Bob Diaco as  the 30th head football
 coach in school history early Thursday morning.
 
 Diaco served on the Notre Dame coaching staff as the defensive coordinator for
 the past four years and the assistant head coach for the past two.
 
 He  was  named the 2012  winner of  the Frank Broyles  Award, given to the top
 assistant  college  football coach in  the country, after being a semifinalist
 for the award in 2011.
 
 Diaco  served at  Virginia  (2006-08)  as the  linebackers  and special  teams
 coordinator  and Cincinnati  (2009) as  the defensive  coordinator and  inside
 linebackers  coach  before joining the  Notre Dame  staff in 2010 as defensive
 coordinator and inside linebacker coach.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12/12 09:37:24 ET

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