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Kiffin hires Spencer from Charlotte to lead defenseFAU

Dec 15, 2018 - South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Board and Executive Moves

Lane Kiffin has his next defensive coordinator.

FAU announced the hiring of Glenn Spencer, who last season held the same role at Conference USA foe Charlotte, on Friday afternoon.

The move comes after the Owls and former defensive coordinator Tony Pecoraro parted ways on Dec. 3.

Last year, his one with Charlotte, Spencer revitalized the 49ers defense as they ranked 11th in the country in run defense with 88.5 rushing yards against them per game.

Before his lone campaign a...