Dennison, 28, is a rising young coach in college football.
Former Washington linebacker Cort Dennison, who led the Pac-12 with 128 tackles as a Husky senior in 2011, will join the Oregon Ducks coaching staff, according to multiple reports.
Dennison, 28, is a rising young coach in college football. He was named one of the 247Sports’s 30 Under 30 coaches in the country.
He has been the inside linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator at Louisville, and he was the primary recruiter for 11 of the 20 recruits who signed with Louisville in December, according to the Louisville Courier Journal.
At Oregon, Dennison will reportedly coach outside linebackers.
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Dennison was the Huskies’ defensive MVP in 2011, when he also served as a team captain. He was named to the all-Pac-12 second team that season.
He is the second defensive coach to leave the Louisville staff in the past week. Peter Sirmon, Louisville’s defensive coordinator last season, left to become the linebackers coach at California, where he reunites with longtime friend Justin Wilcox.
Sirmon was UW’s linebackers coach in 2012-13. His son, Jackson, is a linebacker who signed with the Huskies last month, and his nephew, Jacob, enrolled at UW this month as a top quarterback prospect.