WR Coach Candidate: Matt Lubick

George McDonald recently took the wide receiver job at Arkansas. That means Al Golden must find a replacement. CanesTime's Mike Bakas takes a look at possible replacements.

Note: This is simply one man's opinion of possibilities. There has not been any evidence of this coach being connected with the job.

MATT LUBICK -- Receivers/Passing Game Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator at Duke

Lubick is widely considered one of the top young offensive minds in the college ranks. His father, Sonny, was an assistant coach at Miami back during the championship runs. He helped put together the Oregon State roster back in 2000 when it went 11-1 and beat Notre Dame. He coached at Arizona State under Dennis Erickson. Now at Duke, he's used to coaching and recruiting in the ACC. He's very active in recruiting the state of Florida. He's learning under a tremendous offensive mind in David Cutcliffe at Duke. He helped mold Connor Vernon, a lightly recruited receiver out of Miami, to become the league's all-time leading receiver. He's been a recruiting coordinator pretty much everywhere he's been, and is considered a very good one.

As the passing game coordinator, Lubick seems like he could be a small step away from becoming a Division 1 offensive coordinator. By coming to Miami to coach receivers, he'd likely have to have a similar role and it's unclear whether Golden wants to give that title to someone. The Canes also have two recruiting coordinators on the current staff already (Brennan Carroll and Terry Richardson) so adding a third one in title would seem a bit unlikely.

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