UAB hires line coach, names Brohm to run offense

UAB coach Garrick McGee has promoted Jeff Brohm to offensive

coordinator and hired John Peterson as offensive line coach.

McGee announced the staff changes Tuesday. Peterson spent the

past eight years as an assistant coach at Ohio State, where he

coached tight ends and was the Buckeyes’ recruiting coordinator

He was a starting guard for the Buckeyes in 1990 and a four-year


Brohm was hired last month to coach the Blazers quarterbacks. He

replaces Joe Gilbert, who left two weeks ago to become an assistant

coach for the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts.

McGee also promoted Jimmy Williams to assistant head coach, a

role previously held by Gilbert.