LSU Football head coach Les Miles introduced two new additions to his coaching staff. The new additions have a strong ties to Louisiana. Jabbar Juluke has been named running backs coach while Dameyune Craig has been named as the wide receivers coach. Miles is thrilled they are on his staff.
"We thrilled to introduce both guys and I look forward to working along side them and preparing a team that can do some very special things."
Prior to coming to LSU, Juluke served in the same capacity at Texas Tech. This was preceded by a three year stint as the running backs coachat Louisiana Tech. Juluke is also a graduate of Southern University. The New Orleans native coached Edna Karr High School for nine years where he led the Cougars to one state championship and three consecutive state championship appearences. Juluke says he couldn't be happier.
"LSU is a dream come true for myself and my family. My wife and I are very excited about this opportunity and again this is probably the best program in the country. You want to be here."
Craig joins LSU after serving as Auburn's co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach. In the 2013 season, Craig helped Auburn win the SEC title game and make an appeareance in the BCS National championship. He played quarterback at Auburn from 1994-1997, where he broke many school passing records. Craig began his coaching career in 2004 as a graduate assistant for LSU and is glad he's back in Baton Rouge.
"I just need come here and learn as much as I can about the tradition of LSU and how we do things here as far as developing our players to go on and be NFL Players. They have a great tradition of developing guys and moving on to the next level and that's also an attraction. They have a great tradition of winning championships here. That sells."