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    William Inge  
    William Inge

    Position:
    Co-Defensive Coordinator/LB


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    • William Inge is in his second season as Indiana's co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.

    • Named one of the Big Ten's top 10 recruiters by Rivals.com on Feb. 11, 2014.

    • True freshmen T.J. Simmons, Clyde Newton and Marcus Oliver collected 2013 Big Ten All-Freshman team honors. Simmons tied an IU freshman record with 12 starts at middle linebacker en route to CollegeFootballNews.com Freshman All-America honorable mention recognition.

    • David Cooper moved from the middle to the strong-side and led the Hoosiers with 85 tackles to go along with 2.5 tackles for loss, six sacks and one fumble recovery. The junior shared 13th in the Big Ten with 7.1 stops per game.

    • Buffalo Bills assistant defensive line coach in 2012 after two seasons as the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at the University at Buffalo.

    • Has 13 years of coaching experience, including stints as the linebackers coach at the University of Cincinnati (2008-09) and San Diego State University (2006-07).

    • A St. Louis native, Inge lettered four years at the University of Iowa (1993-96). He returned to his alma mater in 1998 and spent three years as the Hawkeyes recruiting coordinator and graduate assistant.

    • In the summer of 2011, Inge participated in the Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship program with the Bills and worked part of the team's training camp.

    • One of seven Division I assistant coaches and athletic directors from across the nation invited to take part in the NCAA's 2011 Champion Forum. • During the 2011 season, his tutelage of Khalil Mack led to the linebacker earning Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America honors.

    • Buffalo's 2010 defense finished 32nd nationally in total defense and ranked second in the Mid-American Conference in pass defense. He mentored first team All-MAC defensive backs Davonte Shannon and Domonic Cook. Shannon finished his career with a school record 461 tackles.

    • At Cincinnati, Inge helped the Bearcats to back-to-back Big EAST championships and appearances in the 2009 Orange Bowl and the 2010 Sugar Bowl. His linebackers led the team in tackles in each of his two years.

    • In 2008, his starting linebackers held three of the team's top four spots in tackles. Corey Smith signed a free-agent deal with the Kansas City Chiefs following the campaign.

    • Coached leading tackler Russell Allen to All-Mountain West Conference honors with San Diego State.

    • Prior to his stint with the Aztecs, he was the defensive line coach at the University of Colorado in 2005. The Buffaloes claimed the Big 12 North Division title and advanced to the Big 12 championship game.

    • Began his career at Northern Iowa University in 2001. In his four seasons, he was elevated to co-defensive coordinator and special teams coordinator.

    • Served as a team co-captain his senior season at Iowa where he collected honorable mention All-Big Ten and Academic All-Big Ten accolades. Inge posted 173 tackles, 24 sacks and 37 tackles for loss.

    • Iowa went 17-7 in his junior and senior years, including wins in the Sun and Alamo Bowls. He capped his collegiate career by playing in the 1997 Hula Bowl.

    • Earned his bachelor's degree in sports, health, leisure, and physical studies (1996) and his master's degree in athletic administration (1999).

    • William and his wife, Rae Ann, have three daughters, Taelor (21), Keara (5) and Raya (3), and one son, Isaiah (8).

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