UAB hires line coach, names Brohm to run offense



BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — 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 letterman.

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.