Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NFL
  • NCAA FB
  • Tennis

Stanford elevates Mike Bloomgren to offensive coordinator

By Chris Huston | College Football Writer
David Shaw has hired a new offensive coordinator from within the ranks. (US Presswire)

Stanford head coach David Shaw has promoted offensive line coach Mike Bloomgren to offensive coordinator, the school announced on Tuesday

Bloomgren replaces Pep Hamilton, who left to become the offensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts in mid-January. Bloomgren was Stanford's run game coordinator the past two seasons.

"I'm very excited about elevating Mike Bloomgren," said Shaw. "He was the only choice. We didn't interview anybody else, and we didn't want to interview anyone else. Mike has done an outstanding job with our offensive line and run game, though he's more than an offensive line coach."

Several schools around the country were looking to hire Bloomgren, including USC. By elevating Bloomgren to coordinator, Stanford will maintain offensive continuity and the tough, physical style personified by the Cardinal offensive line.

 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

College Football Video

September 2, 2014
Game Breakdown: 14 USC at 13 Stanford (2:28)
1 September 2, 2014
Jim Rome Newsmaker: Jim Mora
(6:05)
2 September 2, 2014
Game Breakdown: 7 Michigan State at 3 Oregon
(3:02)
3 September 2, 2014
Game Breakdown: Michigan at 16 Notre Dame
(1:49)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop