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Mullen hires Grantham as Florida's defensive coordinator

(University of Florida)

Mullen announced the move Thursday.

Posted: Nov. 30, 2017 8:36 PM

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen has hired Todd Grantham as the team's defensive coordinator, bringing a third assistant with him from Mississippi State.

Mullen announced the move Thursday. Grantham, a Broyles Award nominee as the nation's top college assistant, joins Billy Gonzales and John Hevesy on Mullen's staff.

Grantham has 31 years of coaching experience, including 11 as a defensive coordinator. He served in that role at Mississippi State (2017), Louisville (2014-16), Georgia (2010-13) and with the Cleveland Browns (2005-07).

Grantham spent 11 years in the NFL, most recently serving as defensive line coach for Dallas. He was with the Cowboys for two years (2008-09) after spending three seasons with the Browns and six years as defensive line coach for the Houston Texans (2002-04) and Indianapolis Colts (1999-01).

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