Report: D.J. Eliot To Be UK Defensive Coordinator

11/29/2012 12:13 PM

Both Josh Newberg of Florida State’s 247Sports website and FootballScoop.com are reporting that Florida State defensive line coach D.J. Eliot has been offered the position of defensive coordinator at UK. Eliot, who served as Rice’s recruiting coordinator and defensive line coach before joining the Seminoles, is also believed to a be a candidate to replace new UK head coach Mark Stoops at FSU. A decision is expected by early next week.

Be sure to tune in to KSTV tonight as we talk with Newberg about Eliot, rumored UK offensive coordinator James Coley and what to expect from Mark Stoops.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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