Who is Don Treadwell?

Vanderbilt vice chancellor David Williams has reportedly spoken with at least six potential head coaching candidates. One of the candidates Williams is said to have contacted is Don Treadwell. Look inside to find out more about Treadwell.

Age: 49

Current occupation: Offensive Coordinator, Michigan State.

Alma Mater: Miami (Ohio)


1986-91 Youngstown State, quarterbacks, receivers, running backs coach and offensive coordinator.
1992-93 Miami (Ohio), running backs and receivers coach.
1994 Cincinnati, receivers coach.
1995-96 Stanford, running backs coach.
1997-98 Boston College, co-offensive coordinator, quarterbacks and receivers coach.
1999 North Carolina State, running backs coach.
2000-02 Michigan State, receivers coach.
2003 Ball State, receivers coach and offensive coordinator.
2004-06 Cincinnati, offensive coordinator.
2007-pres. Michigan State, offensive coordinator (HC for two games).

Achievements: Served as head coach for Michigan State's wins over Northern Colorado (45-7) and Wisconsin (34-24). MSU established a school record with 28 touchdown passes in 2009, and the 3,502 passing yards ranked second in the school record books.

Notes: Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio said that the Spartans would not have won the Big Ten title without Don Treadwell as offensive coordinator.

Listen to Don Treadwell:

In this Oct. 16, 2010, file photo,Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio, left, and offensive coordinator Don Treadwell embrace following their 26-6 win over Illinois in an NCAA college football game in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis, File).

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