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    Mark Hagen  
    Mark Hagen

    Position:
    Special Teams & Recruiting Coordinator/DT


    • Mark Hagen spent two seasons as Indiana's defensive tackles coach and special teams coordinator. He also took on recruiting coordinator duties in 2012.

    • Junior tackle Adam Replogle led the team with four sacks, finished second with seven tackles for loss and paced the defensive linemen and was fifth overall with 49 tackles in 2011.

    • Shane Wynn's 1,015 kick return yards were an Indiana true freshman record, second on IU's single-season list, fifth on the Big Ten's single-season list, ninth on the school's career list and the sixth-most nationally (second among true freshmen).

    • Wynn returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a TD against Illinois. The return was the fourth-longest in school history, the second-longest in the Big Ten and the 14th-longest nationally.

    • Kicker Mitch Ewald received honorable mention All-Big Ten from the league's coaches and media. The sophomore went 13-of-16 from field goal range (81.2 percent) and 30-of-30 on extra points.

    • Hagen was a four-year letterwinner, two-time second team All-Big Ten honoree, three-time Academic All-Big Ten winner and a captain at linebacker for the Hoosiers from 1987-91.

    • Served as a graduate and administrative assistant at IU from 1992-95. He was a part of five bowl games with the Hoosiers, including the 1991 Copper Bowl, where he was named the bowl's Most Valuable Defensive Player.

    • Named one of the Big Ten's top recruiters in February of 2010 and one of the nation's top 25 recruiters in 2005 by Rivals.com.

    • Coached the Purdue University linebackers in 2006-07 and 2009-10, after working with the defensive tackles from 2000-05 and again in 2008. He served as special teams coordinator from 2003-08 and as assistant head coach under Joe Tiller from 2005-08. Hagen coached 10 players who went on to the NFL.

    • From 2000-04, the Boilermakers ranked third, third, fourth, third and second in the Big Ten in rushing defense. They were 46th in the nation in 2000, 34th in 2001, 23rd in 2002, 10th in 2003 and 14th in 2004.

    • The Boilermakers went from 109th in the nation in kickoff returns in 2002 (17.5 average) to sixth in 2004 (24.9). They ranked second nationally in kickoff return coverage in both 2006 (14.6) and 2007 (17.1).

    • Kicker Ben Jones tied the Big Ten season record with 25 field goals in 2003. From 2003-08, Purdue blocked 19 kicks (10 field goals, eight punts and one extra point) and scored eight times (five kick returns, two blocked punts and one punt return).

    • Prior to his tenure at Purdue, Hagen spent four years at Northern Illinois University from 1996-99. He coached the defensive tackles and also managed camps and clinics.

    • When Hagen was a sophomore at IU, co-defensive coordinator Doug Mallory served as a graduate assistant. Hagen also worked with Mallory in 1994 and 1995, and he played for and coached with Mallory's father and IU's all-time winningest coach, Bill.

    • Came to Indiana from Carmel (Ind.) High School, where he was a member of the 1986 state champions.

    • With the Hoosiers, he led the team in tackles three straight years from 1989-91 and was the team's Balfour Award recipient in 1991 for bringing distinction and honor to the university. Hagen is tied for fifth in Hoosier history with 336 career tackles.

    • Earned a B.S. in marketing from Indiana in 1991, and he earned a M.S. in sport marketing and management from Indiana in 1995.

    • Mark and his wife, Denise, have four daughters, Abby (14), Emma (10), Ellie (7) and Ava (3).

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