DALLAS (AP) - SMU today hired former Kansas City Chiefs coach
Frank Gansz as special teams coach.
Gansz provides 37 years of experience to the staff of new SMU
coach June Jones.
But Gansz has been out of football since 2001, the last of two
seasons as Jacksonville's special teams coach.
Gansz, who turns 70 in November, spent the previous three
seasons with St. Louis and was on the Rams Super Bowl-winning staff
Under Gansz, the Chiefs were 4-11 in the strike year of 1987 and
4-11-1 in 1988, when he was replaced by Marty Schottenheimer.
Gansz had been promoted to head coach after one season in charge
of Chiefs special teams. He had another stint as a Chiefs assistant
His other NFL stops included San Francisco, Cincinnati,
Philadelphia and Detroit.
Gansz also coached at Air Force, Colgate, Navy, Oklahoma State,
Army and UCLA.