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Monday, 10 June 2013 08:38

Brock Moves on to Texas Tech

Matt Brock will move on to Texas Tech after a playing and coaching career at Baker Matt Brock will move on to Texas Tech after a playing and coaching career at Baker

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Baker alum and graduate assistant football coach Matt Brock has accepted the position of Defensive Quality Control Coach at Texas Tech University after a successful two-year stint as Baker's graduate assistant football coach.

Brock will join the Big 12 school after a playing and coaching career under head coach Mike Grossner.

"We couldn't be happier for Matt and his new job at Texas Tech University," said Grossner. "Matt did everything the right way and was well prepared for the opportunity that arose. He joins a great group of guys at Tech and we wish them all nothing but the best."

Brock oversaw the linebackers for Baker and helped defensive coordinator Jason Thoren in the coaches' booth on game day. He was also the defensive coordinator for the JV squad.

In the weight room, Brock assisted with the implementation of Baker's strength & conditioning program for football and he is currently working towards his Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist certification.

Brock is a former linebacker for the Wildcats. During his time at Baker, he recorded 277 career tackles and seven career interceptions, while leading the conference in total tackles and tackles per game in 2010.

A 2009 and 2010 all-conference selection, Brock is also a two-time NAIA Scholar-Athlete and earned several team MVP awards.

Below is a list of former Baker University players or coaches that have been part of the Baker family since 2004 when coach Grossner began his stint at BU that are currently coaching football around the country or are still playing the sport or working in the sports administration field.

Andy Bibb- Player/GA- Assistant Coach Coffeyville Community College
Justin Bloomer-Player/GA- Assistant Coach Campus High School
Kendall Bradley-Player/GA- Assistant Coach Baker University
Matt Brock-Player/GA- Assistant Coach Texas Tech University
Mack Brown-Player- Graduate Assistant Coach University of Missouri
Richie Bryant-Player- Assistant Coach Wyandotte High School
Josh Buford-Player/GA- Head Coach Excelsior Springs HS
Levi Calhoun-Player- Assistant Wrestling Coach Baker University
Garrett Chumley-Player- Assistant Coach Basehor-Linwood High School
Brandon Crosby-Player- Assistant Coach Willamette University
Mark Gastelum-Player- Assistant Coach DeSoto High School
Ben Kohring-GA- Assistant Coach Twin Falls High School
Jarod Kruse-DB Coach- Head Football Coach William Jewell College
Justin Lake-Player- Assistant Coach Turner High School
Jacob Miller-Player/Strength Coach- Assistant Strength Coach Rice University
Eric Munoz-Player/DL Coach- Assistant Coach Auburn University
Alfonso Nino-Player- Assistant Coach Milby High School
Brad Page-Player- Assistant Coach Lawrence High School
Julian Parks-Player/DB Coach- Assistant Coach Turner High School
Andrew Patch-Player- Assistant Athletic Director Baker University
Andrew Pinnell-Player- Assistant Coach Salina Central High School
Ryan Pitts-Player- Head Track Coach Warren High School
Tanner Purdum-Player/GA- Long Snapper for the New York Jets
Jamie Resseguie-Player- Assistant Coach Lawrence High School
Oscar Rodriguez-DC- Assistant Coach Emporia State University
Brian Sheppard-Player- Assistant Coach Indiana State University
Nicholas Stillwell-Player- Assistant Coach Benedictine College
Rafael Tolentino-GA- Assistant Coach Culver-Stockton College
Hakeem Young-Player- Assistant Coach Spring Hill High School


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