Arizona taps SJSU’s Brennan as new head coach

  • Pete Thamel, ESPNJan 16, 2024, 11:10 AM ET

Arizona has worked with San Jose State’s Brent Brennan as the school’s next football coach, the school announced Tuesday.Brennan’s handle the Wildcats is for 5 years, according to a source.Brennan, who just completed his seventh season as San Jose State’s head coach, was a finalist for the Arizona job in 2020 when Jedd Fisch was hired. Fisch was named Kalen DeBoer’s replacement at Washington on Sunday.Brennan, 50, has actually assisted San Jose State to a 26-19 record over the past four seasons, with 3 bowl appearances throughout that span. He was a graduate assistant at Arizona in 2000 in Penis Tomey’s last season and also worked under Tomey as an assistant at San Jose State.Tomey, who died in 2019, is Arizona’s all-time wins leader with 95. Before taking the San Jose State task

, Brennan coached receivers at Oregon State under Mike Riley and then Gary Andersen. Brennan coached 2013 Biletnikoff Award winner Brandin Cooks in 2013. Brennan played football at UCLA and started his training profession as a high school assistant in Woodside, California.Information from ESPN’s Chris

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