Jovan Dewitt

Dewitt

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Role: Outside linebackers and special teams | 2018 Salary: $475,000

Alma mater: Northern Michigan (1999)

Connection to Frost: Dewitt succeeded Frost as the defensive coordinator at Northern Iowa when Frost left for Oregon. The past two years, he’s served as associate head coach, linebackers coach and special teams coordinator for Frost at UCF.

What stands out: Frost clearly trusts Dewitt enough to put several different jobs in his hands. Dewitt also has a diverse coaching background, working from St. Norbert, a Division III program in Wisconsin, to NIU, Florida Atlantic, Army and then UCF.

Did you know: Dewitt was a two-time All-American at Northern Michigan and played three seasons in the Arena Football League.

College coaching experience

2016-17: UCF (linebackers/special teams coordinator)

2014-15: Army (special teams coordinator/outside linebackers)

2012-13: Florida Atlantic (linebackers)

2009-11: Northern Iowa (defensive coordinator/linebackers)

2006-08: St. Norbert (defensive coordinator)

2004-05: Northern Michigan (defensive coordinator)

2003: Fairmont State (assistant coach/special teams)

2002: Fort Scott Community College (assistant coach)

2000-01: Northern Michigan (grad assistant/running backs/academic coordinator)

1997: Northern Michigan (student assistant/defensive line)

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