Gutekunst is UNC's new DC

CORRECTION - John Gutekunst will be named as North Carolina's new defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. He has 37 years of coaching experience and was the defensive backs coach at South Carolina last year.

Gutekunst, a 1966 graduate of Duke, has head coaching experience, as he coached at Minnesota from 1985-92.

The Gutekunst File:
Born: April 13, 1944

High School Education: Pennridge (PA) HS

College Education: Duke University, 1966

College Football: Defensive back at Duke, 1963-66

College Coaching Career: Assistant Coach, South Carolina (1999-2003); Assistant Coach, Rhode Island (1996-98); Assistant Coach, Rutgers (1994-95); Assistant Coach, South Carolina (1993); Assistant Coach, Wake Forest (1992); Head Coach, Minnesota (1986-91); Assistant Coach, Minnesota (1984-85); Assistant Coach, Virginia Tech (1979-83); Assistant Coach, Duke (1967-78)

College Bowl Experience: 2002 Outback Bowl, 2001 Outback Bowl, 1986 Liberty Bowl, 1985 Independence Bowl, 1980 Peach Bowl

Professional Coaching Career: Assistant Coach, Tampa Bay Storm (1992)





(Background info courtesy of USC Sports Info.)


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