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Darrell Hazell
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Hazell being introduced as Kent State's 20th head football coach
Sport(s)Football
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamPurdue
ConferenceBig Ten
Record0–0
Annual salaryUS&2.0M[1]
Biographical details
Born (1964-04-14) April 14, 1964 (age 55)
Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey
Playing career
1983–1985Muskingum
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1986–1987
1988
1989–1991
1992–1994
1995–1996
1997–1998
1999–2000
2001–2002
2003
2004
2005–2010
2011–2012
2013–present
Oberlin (RB)
Eastern Illinois (RB/WR)
Oberlin (OC)
Penn (RB)
Western Michigan (WR)
Army (WR/TE)
West Virginia (RB)
Rutgers (WR)
Rutgers (asst. HC)
Ohio State (WR/KR)
Ohio State (asst. HC/WR)
Kent State
Purdue
Head coaching record
Overall16–10
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
2012 MAC Coach of the Year

Darrell Hazell (born April 14, 1964) is an American college football coach. He is the head football coach of the Purdue Boilermakers. He was previously the head coach at Kent State from 2011–2012.

A native of Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey, Hazell graduated in 1982 from Cinnaminson High School where he played football and ran track and then attended Muskingum University starting in the fall of 1982.[2] He played on the football team as a starter for his final three years at the school. Hazell graduated in 1986.[3]

He held assistant coaching positions at Oberlin, Eastern Illinois, Penn, Western Michigan, Army, West Virginia, and Rutgers. Hazell then served as the wide receivers coach at Ohio State under Jim Tressel from 2004 to 2010.[3] In December 2010, Kent State University hired him as its head coach.[4] On November 28, 2012, Hazell was named 2012 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year by the conference's coaches. On December 5, 2012 Purdue named Hazell their new head coach, replacing Danny Hope.[5]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Kent State Golden Flashes (MAC) (2011–2012)
2011 Kent State 5–7 4–4 3rd (East)
2012 Kent State 11–3 8–0 1st (East) L GoDaddy.com
Kent State: 16–10 12–4
Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten Conference) (2013–present)
2013 Purdue 0–0 0–0
Total: 16–10
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Adam Rittenberg (December 17, 2012). "Purdue's Darrell Hazell: $2M annually". www.espn.go.com. ESPN Internet Ventures. http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/8755072/purdue-boilermakers-pay-darrell-hazell-2-million-plus-incentives. Retrieved May 16, 2013.
  2. Narducci, Marc. "Cinnaminson's Hazell realizes dream: An assistant at Ohio State for the last seven seasons, he will be head coach at Kent St.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 22, 2010. Accessed June 18, 2012. "Since graduating from Cinnaminson in 1982, Darrell Hazell has always had the goal of one day becoming a head college football coach."
  3. 3.0 3.1 Darrell Hazell Biography, Ohio State University, August 1, 2010.
  4. Sources: Darrell Hazell hired at Kent St., ESPN, December 19, 2010.
  5. "Darrell Hazell Named Head Football Coach". Purdue University Athletic Department. December 5, 2012. http://www.purduesports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/120512aaa.html. Retrieved 2012-12-05.

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