According to sources close to the situation, Air Force Academy running game coordinator and running backs coach Desmond "Des" Kitchings is expected to be named running backs coach at NC State.
Kitchings spent the 2011 season at Air Force after a three-year stint at Vanderbilt where he was the running game coordinator and briefly offensive coordinator in 2010.
Kitchings coached at his alma mater, Furman, before being hired by Vanderbilt in 2008. He was a standout receiver for Furman... graduating in 2000 with a Health and Exercise Science degree.
The 33-year old was selected by Kansas City in the 2000 NFL Draft and spent four years on practice squads and rosters in the NFL before starting his coaching career.
Pack Pride hopes to have more on Kitchings in the near future so stay tuned!