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Dantonio announced on Thursday a restructuring of the offensive staff, moving quarterbacks coach Brad Salem to sole offensive coordinator while co-offensive coordinator Dave Warner will become the quarterbacks coach. Jim Bollman will take over the offensive line duties while current offensive line coach Mark Staten, also the associate head coach, will take over tight ends and continue as the recruiting coordinator.

Source: Detroit News


Mark Dantonio Announces Football Staff Shakeup The Only Colors
After a disappointing football season that saw MSU finish 7-6 with the worst offense of the Mark Dantonio era, fans were clamoring for a change to the offensive staff. They got it…sort of…but not really. On Thursday Dantonio announced that the current staff would remain intact, but with changes to what each coach would be handling.

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With his program on the line, Dantonio banks on his guys, in different roles
Dantonio has to let Brad Salem loose and hope he’s the answer
Jim Bollman did this role well at Ohio State

Mark Dantonio restructures staff, names Brad Salem offensive coordinator mlive.com
After a season in which Michigan State’s offense ranked among the worst in the nation, coach Mark Dantonio decided to make changes. Dantonio announced a restructuring of his entire offensive staff Thursday night. It was the biggest shakeup of his 12-season tenure at Michigan State but a reshuffling of personnel already with the program instead of an infusion of new staff members.

Mark Dantonio shuffles staff, names new offensive coordinator Detroit Free Press
Michigan State football’s offensive staff is undergoing a major restructuring for 2019. But no coaches are leaving the Spartans. Mark Dantonio said Thursday that Brad Salem will take over as Michigan State’s offensive coordinator. Dave Warner and Jim Bollman, who previously shared the role, were reassigned to position coaches. “This is probably the most significant change we have had in my 12 years here,” Dantonio said. “But it is warranted.”

Dantonio demotes OC Dave Warner, shuffles MSU’s offensive staff Spartan Tailgate
Michigan State’s offense will be under new management in 2019. MSU head coach Mark Dantonio announced Thursday a series of coaching staff changes on that side of the ball. Dave Warner has been stripped of his play-calling duties, and former quarterbacks coach Brad Salem has been installed as offensive coordinator and running backs coach. Warner will return to coaching quarterbacks, which he did at MSU from 2007-12.