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QU's defensive coordinator departs for assistant job at WIU

Posted: Jan. 15, 2013 3:05 am Updated: Feb. 5, 2013 4:15 am

By THE HERALD-WHIG
STAFF

First-year Western Illinois football coach Bob Nielson turned to Quincy University to help fill out his coaching staff.

Nielson announced his hiring of assistant coaches Monday, and Atiba Bradley was named WIU's linebackers coach.

Bradley spent last season as the defensive coordinator at Quincy University during Tom Pajic's first year at the helm. He was also in charge of organizing and overseeing recruiting efforts.

Before coming to QU, Bradley was a linebackers coach at Missouri Southern State and prior to that was a graduate assistant at Missouri.

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