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  Dave Schramm
Dave Schramm

Player Profile
Running Backs

7th Year

Alma Mater:
San Diego State (1988)

Running Backs
7th Year

Coaching Experience
2005- Utah

2011- Running Backs
Co-Offensive Coordinator
Tight Ends
Offensive Coordinator
Running Backs
Recruiting Coordinator
2003-04 - Montana
Tight Ends
Offensive Tackles
Recruiting Coordinator
2002 - Southwest Texas State
Assistant Head Coach
Running Backs
1990-2001 - San Diego State
1997-2001 Running Backs
1994-96 Tight Ends
1993 Safeties
1992 Offensive Line
1990-2000 Recruiting Coordinator
1989 - Nebraska
Graduate Assistant/Defense
1988 - Austin Peay
Running Backs
Tight Ends
1984-87 - Patrick Henry HS (Calif.)
Assistant Coach

Bowl Experience
1990 - Fiesta Bowl
1991 - Freedom Bowl
1998 - Las Vegas Bowl
2004 - I-AA NCAA Championship Game
2005 - Emerald Bowl
2006 - Armed Forces Bowl
2007 - Poinsettia Bowl
2008 (2009) - Sugar Bowl
2009 - Poinsettia Bowl
2010 - Las Vegas Bowl

Dave Schramm, now in his seventh year on the staff at Utah, has resumed his initial charge as coach of the running backs. Schramm, who first managed the running backs from 2005-08, has also coached the quarterbacks, tight ends, and served as the recruiting coordinator and offensive coordinator during his time at Utah.

While successful in all of his endeavors, his track record with the running backs is the glossiest. He has coached two of only 10 players in Utah's 117-year football history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season: Quinton Ganther (1,120 yards in 2005) and Darrell Mack (1,204 yards in 2007). Ganther is a now sixth-year pro playing for Buffalo (he previously played for Seattle, Tennessee and Washington).

As the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2009, Schramm tutored Jordan Wynn, then a true freshman, to MVP honors at the Poinsettia Bowl. That same year, Schramm coordinated an offensive unit that boasted first-team All-America offensive lineman Zane Beadles, who went on to become a second-round draft pick of the Denver Broncos--starting last season as a rookie.

In 2009, Schramm also oversaw only the second 1,000-yard rushing-receiving tandem in school history in Eddie Wide and David Reed. Wide set a school record for consecutive 100-yard rushing games (6) and Reed broke the school record for receiving yards in a season (1,188). Reed was taken in the fifth round of the NFL draft by Baltimore.

Schramm, who spent last season as the co-offensive coordinator and tight ends coach, is a 23-year veteran of college coaching. He has 15 years of experience as a recruiting coordinator, including his first four seasons at Utah (2005-08). Schramm's 2006 and 2008 signing classes were touted as the top non-BCS conference classes in the nation by online recruiting service Rivals.com.

Schramm's term at Utah is his second-longest at any school. He spent 12 seasons at San Diego State from 1990-2001, where he was the recruiting coordinator for his first 11 years, and also coached the offensive line (1992), safeties (1993), tight ends (1994-96) and running backs (1997-2001).

With the Aztecs, Schramm coached second-team All-America running back Larry Ned and first-team all-conference safety Ricky Parker.

In 2002, Schramm went to Southwest Texas State as the assistant head coach and running backs coach. There, he coached Lee Davis, the 2002 Southland Conference scoring leader and an all-conference player.

Schramm's next stop was Montana, where he coached the offensive tackles and tight ends, and was the recruiting coordinator from 2003-04. Montana went 12-3 in 2004 and advanced to the NCAA Division I-AA championship game. His players included first-team All-America tackle Dylan McFarland, who later played for the Buffalo Bills, and offensive tackle Cory Proctor, a first-team All-American by Collegesportsreport.com.

Schramm's first coaching job was at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego, where he was an assistant from 1984-87. He began his college coaching career in 1988 at Austin Peay coaching the running backs and tight ends. He spent a season as a graduate assistant at Nebraska in 1989 coaching the defensive secondary.

Recruiting Area
San Diego, Riverside, Calif.

Playing Career
Schramm's undergraduate career was spent at Cornell (Iowa), Grossmont Junior College and Adams State (Colo.). As a freshman quarterback at Cornell, he led Division III in touchdown passes and helped the Rams to a No. 1 national ranking in total offense. He finished his career at Adams State.

San Diego State, 1988
Bachelor's in physical education

Personal Data
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Birthdate: July 20, 1963
Family: Wife Bonnie. Twin sons, D.J. and Dusty.

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