Safety coach Derrick Odum will be joining Brent Brennan's staff at San Jose State as the defensive coordinator. Odum joined Coach Andersen's staff December 2014 as the defensive backs coach and was responsible for the safeties in 2016.
Odum also was a strong recruiter while at Oregon State, where he recruited Florida and Texas. He is responsible for leading the recruitment on several current Beavers including Jay Irvine, Kee Whetzel, Artavis Pierce, Treston Decoud and Christian Wallace.
Odum graduated from Utah in 1993 where he played defensive back for the Utes. He also played baseball for two years while at Utah.