Washington State hires Schmedding as defensive coordinator

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has hired Jeff Schmedding as the Cougars’ new defensive coordinator. Schmedding spent the past two seasons at Auburn and was the Tigers’ defensive coordinator for the past season. He was Auburn’s linebackers coach and assistant head coach during his first season in the SEC as part of Bryan Harsin’s staff. Prior to his time at Auburn, Schmedding was the defensive coordinator at Boise State for the 2019-20 seasons. Before joining the Broncos, the native of Spokane, Washington, spent 15 seasons as an assistant coach at Eastern Washington in a variety of roles. Schmedding was the defensive coordinator for the Eagles his final four seasons.

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