Rich Rodriguez' Arizona Coaching Staff Adds Fourth Member

After picking up a trio of assistants from the Pittsburgh Panthers, new Arizona Wildcats coach Rich Rodriguez has added a member of Kevin Wilson's Indiana Hoosiers staff. 

Last week, Pitt co-offensive coordinator Calvin Magee, secondary coach Tony Gibson, and tight end coach Tony Dews joined Rodriguez in Tucson. This time, it's Indiana co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Rod Smith, who played for Rodriguez at Glenville and coached with him at Clemson, West Virginia, and Michigan. The gang's getting back together.

Smith will have the same job title in Arizona.

Here's Wilson on losing Smith:

We appreciate Rod's efforts with us this season," Wilson said. "We're sorry to see him leave and wish him and his family the very best. Rod has a long-standing relationship with Coach Rodriguez and we understand his decision."As we move forward, we'll take our time to find the fit for our coaching staff that will keep our program headed in a positive direction."    

For more updates on Rich Rod's Cats, keep a close eye on Wildcats blog Arizona Desert Swarm and SB Nation Arizona. Here's our 2011 College Football Coaching Carousel Tracker.

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