Patrick Surtain Sr. to coach Florida St.’s defensive backs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Longtime NFL defensive back Patrick Surtain Sr. has landed his first college assistant coaching job. He will be the defensive backs coach at Florida State. The school announced the hire Wednesday. Surtain is a two-time All-Pro player who was in the NFL for 11 seasons with the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs. He spent six years as the head football coach at Plantation American Heritage High School in Florida, where he won three state championships. In 2022, Surtain helped the Miami Dolphins as a defensive assistant. He replaces Marcus Woodson, who left FSU to take on a similar role on Arkansas’ coaching staff.

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