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Jaguars fire 8 assistant coaches

1/10/2017 6:43:38 PM
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On his first full day as the Jaguars’ coach, Doug Marrone fired eight assistant coaches Tuesday, but retained defensive coordinator Todd Wash, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Dismissed with one year remaining on their contracts were Jerry Sullivan (receivers), Tony Sorrentino (assistant receivers), Chris O’Hara (offensive assistant), DeWayne Walker (defensive backs), Robert Saleh (linebackers), Scottie Hazelton (assistant linebackers), Aaron Whitecotton (assistant defensive line) and Daniel Bullocks (assistant defensive backs).

Hazelton was hired later in the day as the defensive coordinator at Wyoming.

Besides Wash, the only defensive assistant retained was Mike Rutenberg.

Offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett is expected to return, but no official announcement was made.

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