Michigan State swipes WR coach from Wisconsin
Mel Tucker has swiped a wide receivers coach from Wisconsin and is adding him to the Michigan State staff.
On Friday, Michigan State announced that Wisconsin wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator Ted Gilmore will be the tight ends coach with the Spartans. Gilmore has been with the Badgers since 2015, when Paul Chryst took over as the head coach in Madison.
Gilmore brings over 25 years of coaching experience to East Lansing. He’s a huge addition to Tucker’s staff.
We are excited to announce that Ted Gilmore is joining @Coach_mtucker's offensive staff as a tight ends coach! Coach Gilmore has coached numerous NFL players, draft picks & All-Americans, and was named the 2011 WR Coach of the Year when he was at USC. Welcome Coach Gilmore! pic.twitter.com/lBy0p5Zo0w
— Michigan State Football (@MSU_Football) February 21, 2020
Before joining Chryst’s Wisconsin staff in 2015, Gilmore spent three seasons with the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, serving as wide receivers from 2012-14. He was also on the Nebraska staff from 2005-10 and once was an assistant at Purdue from 2001-02.
Gilmore has also had stops at Wyoming, Kansas, Houston, Colorado and USC.