Jeff Reardon - Defensive Backs Coach
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Jeff Reardon enters his first season as defensive backs coach at Baldwin Wallace University in 2012. He joined the Yellow Jacket staff from NCAA Division II national runner-up Wayne State (Mich.) University on April 5.
Reardon, a 2007 graduate of Hope (Mich.) College, rejoined the Wayne State staff in the summer of 2010 as video coordinator and safeties coach. He originally joined the Wayne State football staff in March 2008 and served as an assistant defensive backs coach in both 2008-09 and 2009-10 following a stint as a student assistant coach at Hope in the fall of 2007. While at Hope, Reardon lettered in football in both 2005-06 and 2006-07 as a quarterback and was an Academic All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) choice as a senior.
In 2011, the Wayne State defense squad ranked 14th in quarterback sacks (3.0 per game), 39th in rushing defense (123.3 yards per game) and 49th in scoring defense (23.9 points per game) as it reached the national championship game for the first time in school history. The Warriors were ranked second in the final AFCA NCAA Division II poll and set school records with 12 wins, four playoff victories and eight triumphs on the road.
Two of his student-athletes received academic all-conference honors and graduated safety Jeremy Jones was the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Defensive Back of the Year and to a number of NCAA Division II All-America squads.
In 2009, Reardon helped coach one all-league performer (Jones) and four academic all-conference selections.
The Stanwood, Michigan native graduated from Sturgis High School in 2003. As a player, Reardon was a three-year starter who earned first-team All-Conference and honorable mention All-Michigan honors as a senior. He is a member of the American Football Coaches Association.
Baldwin Wallace University Hires Jeff Reardon as its Defensive Backs Coach
(Posted on April 5, 2012)