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Hazell being introduced as Kent State's 20th head football coach
|Born||April 14, 1964|
Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Eastern Illinois (RB/WR)
Western Michigan (WR)
West Virginia (RB)
Rutgers (asst. HC)
Ohio State (WR/KR)
Ohio State (asst. HC/WR)
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
|Accomplishments and honors|
2012 MAC Coach of the Year
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. He played on the football team as a starter for his final three years at the school. Hazell graduated in 1986.
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. In December 2010, Kent State University hired him as its head coach. 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.
Head coaching recordEdit
|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|
|Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten Conference) (2013–present)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
| #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll. |
°Rankings from final AP Poll.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ 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."
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Darrell Hazell Biography, Ohio State University, August 1, 2010.
- ↑ Sources: Darrell Hazell hired at Kent St., ESPN, December 19, 2010.
- ↑ "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.