Report: Wisconsin RB coach heading to SEC program
Wisconsin will reportedly need to find a new running backs coach.
Zach Barnett of FootballScoop.com reported on Friday that Badgers running backs coach John Settle is expected to take a job at Kentucky. He has spent the past six seasons in Madison and has been on Paul Chryst’s staff dating back to Pitt in 2014.
According to The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman, an official announcement is expected to come from Kentucky by Monday. Settle will fill the same role as running backs coach at UK.
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Settle has had two stops at Wisconsin, previously working with Bret Bielema from 2006-2010. He’s also had stops at Fresno State (1998-2005) and Appalachian State (1994) at the college level, and has spent time with the Cleveland Browns (1995), Baltimore Ravens (1996-97, 2013) and Carolina Panthers (2011-12) in the NFL.
Settle played college football at Appalachian State and had a four-year NFL career with the Atlanta Falcons. He was a former Pro Bowl running back.