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Buffalo Hires Duquesne Assistant Matt Stansfield as OL Coach



Matt Stansfield, Duquesne’s run game coordinator, offensive line coach, and tight ends coach, is set to become the newest offensive line coach at the University of Buffalo. Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports first broke the news via Twitter Thursday evening.

Stansfield spent eight total seasons coaching at Duquesne, his alma mater. He was the running backs coach and run game coordinator from 2009-11, before joining Waynesburg as the offensive coordinator from 2012-15. Stansfield then rejoined the Dukes in 2016 and was the run game coordinator during the career of AJ Hines, Duquesne’s all-time leader in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. Under Stansfield from 2016-20, the Dukes had 14 total All-NEC selections on the offensive line, six at running back, and one at tight end.

The Meadville, Pa. native played center at Duquesne from 2003-07. He was an All-MAAC selection in 2006 and 2007, and was also a team captain in 2007. He spent one season as a defensive line coach at Howard University.

Stansfield will join a new-look Buffalo coaching staff that named Maurice Linguist head coach on May 7 and has added six new assistant coaches since May 18.

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
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