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New Hurricanes coach Mark Richt announces assistant coaches, including son Jon Richt

Part of highly-anticipated Richt staff announced

Mark Richt flashes the "U" sign during his introductory news conference as head football coach of the Miami Hurricanes.
Mark Richt flashes the "U" sign during his introductory news conference as head football coach of the Miami Hurricanes.

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – A much-awaited and highly-anticipated announcement by new University of Miami head football coach Mark Richt was made Wednesday.

Richt announced Thomas Brown, Craig Kuligowski, Todd Hartley and his son, Jon Richt, will be his assistant coaches.

"I could not be happier to add each of these individuals to our coaching staff," Richt said. 

Richt's son will be an offensive assistant. 

Brown, who worked for Richt as the running backs coach at Georgia, will be the co-offensive coordinator and the running backs coach at Miami.

Kuligowski, known as "Coach Kool," will be the defensive line coach, the same job he had with Missouri for 15 years.

Hartley, who was the director of player personnel at Georgia, will be in charge of special teams.

Wednesday's announcement did not address the defensive coordinator job, nor did it address the reports that Larry Scott, who served as the interim head coach after Al Golden was fired, would be retained as a member of Richt's staff.