Reports: UConn to promote Gordon Sammis to OC

UConn is reportedly promoting offensive line coach Gordon Sammis to offensive coordinator.

According to Pete Thamel of ESPN, the Huskies will elevate Sammis after two seasons as O-line coach and one as run-game coordinator.

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Sammis arrived at UConn prior to the 2022 season. After his first year, the Huskies averaged 191 rushing yards per game to place No. 33 in college football.

He added to his duties the role of run game coordinator before the 2023 season. UConn ran for an average of 136.6 yards per game.

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Sammis also has experience coaching at William & Mary where he spent the 2019-21 seasons. Additionally, Sammis has stops at Lafayette College, Virginia Military Institute and Columbia University.

Sammis will succeed former offensive coordinator Nick Charlton. Charlton took an offensive assistant/run-game specialist position with the Cleveland Browns according to ESPN.