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Seahawks Hire Running Backs Coach

KIRKLAND, WASH. - The Seattle Seahawks have named former University of Maryland wide receivers coach Kasey Dunn running backs coach, the team announced Tuesday.

Dunn will begin his first NFL season in 2008 after spending the previous 15 years at the collegiate level. In 2007, he became the assistant head coach, special teams coordinator and wide receivers coach at Baylor after spending three seasons at the University of Arizona (2004-06).

A University of Idaho graduate, Dunn began his coaching career at his alma mater as a volunteer wide receivers coach in 1993. After stops at the University of San Diego (1994) and the University of New Mexico (1996-97), he moved to Washington State University (1998-02) as assistant head coach, special teams coordinator and running backs coach. Dunn was part of the coaching staff which directed the Cougars to back-to-back bowl games for the first time in school history before moving on to TCU in 2003.

Additionally, Dunn worked in the NFL's Minority Coaching Fellowship Program with the Seahawks (2003) and Denver Broncos (1997) during training camp. 

Dunn attended North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo, Wash.  He is married to Janelle and they have two daughters, Kayla and Lauren.

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