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Spaziani Announces Three Additions To Coaching Staff

Feb. 13, 2012

Boston College Coach Frank Spaziani has announced three additions to the football coaching staff:

Sean Desai will coach running backs and special teams. This past season, Desai was assistant director of football operations at the University of Miami. From 2007-11, he served in several capacities on the Temple University football staff, including special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach. Desai is a 2004 Cum Laude graduate of Boston University and earned a M.A. in higher & postsecondary education and an Ed.D. in educational administration from Temple.

Aaron Smith will coach wide receivers. Smith has served as wide receivers coach at Columbia University since 2007 and was wide receivers coach at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy from 2006-07. Smith is a 2006 graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he played wide receiver.

Former BC defensive lineman Al Washington will serve as assistant special teams coach and will assist with the defensive line. Washington spent last season as linebackers coach at Elon University and served as defensive line coach at Slippery Rock University from 2009-11. He was a defensive graduate assistant at NC State from 2008-09 and served as defensive line coach at RPI from 2007-08. Washington is a 2006 BC graduate and played in the Canadian Football League in the 2006 and 2007 seasons.

The three replace Dave Brock, Ben Sirmans and Ryan Day, who have resigned to accept positions at other institutions.

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