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Maryland football adds Jon Hoke as defensive coordinator, Joker Phillips as wide receivers coach

Maryland football adds Jon Hoke as defensive coordinator, Joker Phillips as wide receivers coach

A week after hiring former East Carolina head coach Scottie Montgomery as his offensive coordinator, new Maryland football coach Michael Locksley has hired former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive backs coach Jon Hoke as his defensive coordinator, according to a source familiar with the situation.

Locksley has also hired former Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips as his wide receivers coach, the source said.

With the two hirings, Locksley has now hired eight assistants for his 10-man coaching staff.

FootballScoop.com first reported the hires this week.

The 62-year-old Hoke twice served as defensive coordinator under Steve Spurrier, at...

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