Cutcliffe Adds Four To Administrative Staff

DURHAM, N.C. — Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe announced on Friday the hiring of four administrative staff members to the Blue Devil gridiron program.

Joining the program are Gerald J. Harrison (Assistant Director of Athletics/Football Development), Kent McLeod (Director of Football Relations), Tony Sales (Director of Football Operations) and Terrell Smith (Assistant Director of Football Relations).

Harrison joins the Blue Devils following six years at the University of Tennessee where he served as Director of Community Relations (2002-04) and Director of High School Relations (2005-07) with the Volunteer football program. He is a native of Florence, S.C., and 2001 graduate of Tennessee.

McLeod comes to Durham after working the past seven years at the University of Mississippi. He joined the Ole Miss staff in 2001 as a recruiting assistant, was elevated to Coordinator of Football Operations in 2005 and spent the 2007 campaign as an Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations. A native of Ackerman, Miss., McLeod graduated from Ole Miss in 1999.

Sales has spent the past eight years as a member of the Duke football staff in a variety of capacities including Director of High School Relations (2000-03) and Director of Football Business Operations (2004-07). The Asheville, N.C., product is a 1996 graduate of N.C. State.

Smith, a Wingate, N.C., native and All-ACC safety at Duke before graduating in 2004, also has served as a graduate assistant coach (2005) and Director of Player Development (2006-07) with the Blue Devil gridiron program.


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