Jan. 10, 1997
Vanderlinden Names Mallory Defensive Backs Coach
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Unversity of Maryland football coach Ron Vanderlinden today named Doug Mallory as the Terps' defensive backfield coach. Mallory becomes the eighth member of Vanderlinden's new staff.
Doug, son of former Indiana Head Coach Bill Mallory, was the defensive backfield and punters coach for the Hoosiers the past three years. He inherits a Maryland squad that must replace four senior starters.
He coached at Western Kentucky from 1990 through 1993 prior to his time in Bloomington.
He served as the Hilltoppers' defensive coordinator his last two seasons and as defensive backs coach all four years. He led Western Kentucky's defense to an 18th-place finish in 1993.
Mallory broke into the coaching profession as a graduate assistant at Indiana in 1988. He also spent one season as an assistant coach with the U.S. Military Academy as assistant coach in 1989.
As a player, he was an honorable mention All-American at strong safety for Michingan. He played in four major bowls as a Wolverine and was a member of Michingan's 1986 Big Ten Co-Championship team. As a senior co-captain, he earned second team All-Big Ten honors.
A 1988 graduate of Michigan with a degree in sports management and communicaitons, Mallory and his wife, Lisa, have two daughters, Emily and Allison.
One position at wide receivers or running backs coach remains open before Vanderlinden completes his staff.