Link to Story in Times News Record
"Offensive coordinator Glenn Thomas has been hired by the Atlanta Falcons as an offensive quality control coach. Thomas was an intern coaching wide receivers for the Baltimore Ravens in training camp from 2001-2005. Brian Billick, former Ravens' HC, is married to Felicia Thomas's aunt (Felicia is Glenn's wife).
“It was a no-brainer,” the 30-year-old Thomas said. “I’m fortunate to have
NFL connections. That level has always intrigued me. Coach Mas (Bill
Maskill) knows that’s something I’d like to do professionally and I
appreciate his support on that. I talked to (MSU president) Dr. (Jesse)
Rogers yesterday and he understands that, too.
Once you get there you have to prove what you know,” he said. “The success
and productivity we’ve had gives me some credibility to get hired. I’ve worked
with some good players and some good coaches to put me where I am today. Now I
have to prove myself again.”
Thomas isn’t the only coach Maskill will have to replace. Secondary coach Allen Johnson left the team in mid-January to become the Defensive Coordinator at Texas A&M-Commerce.."
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