Courtesy: KU Athletics
LAWRENCE, Kan. Dave Campo, a veteran coach who has experienced major success at every level of the game, was named defensive coordinator at the University of Kansas Friday. Campo will also coach the defensive backs as a member of first-year KU head coach Charlie Weis staff.
Campo, who spent the first 18 years of his coaching career in the collegiate ranks, was the secondary coach on Jimmy Johnsons University of Miami staff for two seasons (1987-88). During his two seasons in Miami, the Hurricanes posted a 23-1 overall record and won the 1987 National Championship. Additionally, safety Bennie Blades was the 1987 Jim Thorpe Award winner before being selected with the third pick in the NFL draft by the Detroit Lions.
A standout defensive backs coach, Campo then began his NFL coaching career as he was hired by Dallas as an original member of Johnsons first Cowboys staff in 1989. He has 23 years of coaching experience in the NFL with 18 of those coming with th...