Stoops hires 2 Cincinnati assistants for UK staff

Published: Dec. 29, 2015 at 8:19 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 12, 2016 at 8:19 PM EST
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Eddie Gran (Source: University of Cincinnati Athletics)
Eddie Gran (Source: University of Cincinnati Athletics)
Darin Hinshaw (Source: University of Cincinnati Athletics)
Darin Hinshaw (Source: University of Cincinnati Athletics)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two members of the University of Cincinnati football staff will be making their way down Interstate 75 to become the men in charge of the University of Kentucky offense.

In separate statements released by UK Sports Information, Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops announced the hirings of Eddie Gran as assistant head coach of the offense/offensive coordinator as well as running backs coach, and Darin Hinshaw as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

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Gran joins UK after three years as offensive coordinator at Cincinnati. The hiring reunites Gran and Stoops. They served together at Florida State from 2010-12.

Hinshaw, who had been at UC since 2013, previously spent three years at Tennessee and was the recruiting coordinator for the Vols in 2012.

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