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Boilermakers hire Callaway as newest coaching staff member

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Purdue coach Jeff Brohm hired longtime assistant coach Neil Callaway as the Boilermakers' new senior analyst Wednesday.

Callaway was Brohm's offensive line coach in 2014 and 2015 at Western Kentucky before Callaway took the same job at Southern California.

Callaway spent two seasons with the Trojans but has not coached since. Purdue did not describe his exact role with the Boilermakers.

His previous stops have included stops at Georgia, Houston and Alabama, his alma mater, as well as UAB where he went 18-42 in five seasons as the head coach. Callaway started his career at as a part-time assistant at East Carolina in 1978 and took a full-time job at Wyoming in 1980.

Callaway also played for the late Paul "Bear" Bryant at Alabama from 1974-77 and was part of three SEC championship teams.


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Updated February 19, 2020

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