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    Doug Mallory  
    Doug Mallory

    Position:
    Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator/S


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    • Doug Mallory was Indiana's assistant head coach from 2011-13. Mallory served as the defensive coordinator and safeties coach.

    • Owns 25 years of collegiate coaching experience with stops at Army, Western Kentucky, Indiana, Maryland, Oklahoma State, LSU and New Mexico. He has coached in eight bowl games, including victories in the 2007 Sugar Bowl and the 2008 BCS National Championship Game.

    • Father, Bill, is the winningest coach in Indiana football history. From 1984-96, Mallory led the Hoosiers to six of the program's nine bowl appearances.

    • Brothers, Curt and Mike, are both football coaches - Curt serves as the secondary coach at the University of Michigan, while Mike is the special teams coordinator for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    • Transitioned 2012 honorable mention All-Big Ten selection Greg Heban from cornerback (2011) to safety. Heban led the team with 91 tackles, 68 solo, three interceptions and eight pass breakups.

    • Heban finished 12th in the Big Ten with 7.6 tackles per game, tops among defensive backs, tied for fifth in interceptions and tied for 11th in passes defended.

    • True freshman safety Mark Murphy earned a spot on the Yahoo Sports, BTN.com and ESPN.com Big Ten All-Freshman teams in 2011. Murphy led all Big Ten true freshmen with 76 tackles, the most for an IU true freshman since 2003.

    • Coached the Louisiana State University secondary from 2005-07 before being elevated to co-defensive coordinator in 2008. The Tigers had a No. 3 national rating in pass efficiency defense every year from 2005-07.

    • In LSU's 2007 national championship season, safety Craig Steltz earned numerous first team All-America honors as well as being one of three finalists for the Thorpe Award, given to the nation's top defensive back.

    • Steltz and cornerback Chevis Jackson were both selected in the 2008 NFL Draft, with Jackson going in the third round to the Atlanta Falcons and Steltz in the fifth round to the Chicago Bears.

    • Capped his second year at LSU with free safety LaRon Landry selected as the sixth overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He became the highest drafted defensive back in school history. Landry, who earned third team All-America honors in 2005, was a first team All-America selection as a senior in 2006.

    • In his first season with LSU in 2005, Mallory's secondary rated first in the SEC and third in the nation in pass defense efficiency with a 96.3 rating.

    • Came to LSU from Oklahoma State University, where he spent four years as the secondary coach. In his stint with the Cowboys, Mallory's secondary intercepted 54 passes.

    • Prior to his four-year stop at Oklahoma State, Mallory served in the same capacity at the University of Maryland from 1997-2000. Defensive back Lewis Sanders was drafted in the fourth round of the 2000 NFL Draft by Cleveland.

    • Spent the 1994-96 seasons at Indiana as the defensive backs and special teams coach. He coached defensive back Eric Allen to third team All-America honors in 1996. Cornerback Lance Brown was taken in the fifth round of the 1995 NFL Draft by Pittsburgh and safety Eric Smedley was drafted by Buffalo in 1996.

    • Received his start in coaching in 1988, serving as a Hoosier graduate assistant. That season, Indiana posted an 8-3-1 mark, beating Ohio State 41-7, and defeating South Carolina, 34-10, in the Liberty Bowl.

    • Mallory was a four-year letterwinner at Michigan from 1984-87, participating in four bowl games (Holiday, Fiesta, Rose and Hall of Fame). For his career, he recorded 182 tackles and six interceptions. Mallory served as a co-captain in 1987.

    • Graduated from Michigan in 1988 with a bachelor's degree in sports management and communications.

    • Doug and his wife, Lisa, have three daughters, Emily (19), Allison (16) and Sarah (13).

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