Arizona hires Michigan’s Don Brown to lead defense

NCAA Football

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has hired Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown to lead its defense under new coach Jedd Fisch.

Nicknamed “Dr. Blitz,” Brown heads to the desert after five seasons under Jim Harbaugh.

Brown has coached nearly 45 years and is a five-time nominee for the Broyles Award, given annually to the nation’s top assistant coach. He also served as defensive coordinator at Boston College, UConn and Maryland (2009).

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