CCU football names Isaac new running backs coach

Coastal Carolina head football coach Joe Moglia announced the hiring of Newland Isaac as an assistant coach. He will coach the Chanticleer running backs and fills an opening on the staff left by Nick Jones, who recently accepted a job as assistant football coach at Air Force Academy.

Isaac spent last season as assistant head coach/offensive coordinator at Albany State, but worked with current CCU offensive coordinator Jamey Chadwell for eight seasons in stops at Charleston Southern, Delta State and North Greenville.

Isaac helped the Golden Rams finish the 2017 season ranked first in the SIAC in scoring, passing and red zone offense while ranking second in both rushing and total offense. Three Golden Rams were named All-SIAC all-conference team on offense while lineman Jamie Glenn added all-region honors.

This past month, Isaac was selected to participate in the 2018 NCAA-NFL Coaches Academy which provides current, full-time college football coaches at NCAA member schools and some former NFL athletes, the opportunity to expand their knowledge and insight into the world of college football coaching. Prior to his time at Albany, Isaac worked at his alma mater, Charleston Southern, on Coach Chadwell’s staff, serving as running backs coach.

Overall, he spent four seasons (2013-16) in that capacity while adding the responsibility of recruiting coordinator in January 2017 before his departure for Albany State in May 2017. He helped the Buccaneers produce one of the nation’s top rushing attacks. In his final two seasons at CSU. The Bucs won Big South championships in 2015 and ’16 while earning NCAA playoff berths each season.

Newland Isaac Coaching History:

2009-11: North Greenville (Assistant Coach/Running Backs & Slot Receivers)
2012: Delta State (Assistant Coach/Running Backs)
2013-16: Charleston Southern (Assistant Coach/Running Backs & Tight Ends)
2017: Albany State (Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator)
2018: Coastal Carolina (Assistant Coach/Running Backs)

Photo courtesy of CSU Athletics

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