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Bob Diaco
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born (1973-02-19) February 19, 1973 (age 47)
Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Playing career
1992–1995Iowa
Position(s)Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996–1997
1999–2000
2001–2003
2004
2005
2006–2008
2009
2010–present
Iowa (GA)
Western Illinois (RB/ST)
Eastern Michigan (RB/LB)
Western Michigan (LB/ST)
Central Michigan (co-DC/LB)
Virginia (LB/ST)
Cincinnati (DC)
Notre Dame (DC)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Broyles Award (2012)

Bob Diaco (born February 19, 1973) is the current defensive coordinator, linebackers coach and assistant head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team. He has previously been a coach at Western Illinois, Eastern Michigan, Central Michigan, Virginia and Cincinnati. He played college football at Iowa.

Diaco was awarded the Broyles Award in 2012, which recognizes the top assistant coach in college football.[1] He already has been a semi-finalist in 2011.

He played college football at the University of Iowa, under head coach Hayden Fry, who described Diaco as "extremely tough, very intelligent".[2] Diaco was teammates with Mike Devlin, Scott Slutzker, Danan Hughes, and Mike Wells.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jon Tenuta
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Defensive coordinator
2010–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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