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Padhye Named to Lead Defense for Buccaneer Football

May 24, 2017

Beloit, WI -- Beloit College Football Head Coach Seth Duerr has announced that Nubis Padhye has been added to the Buccaneer Football coaching staff.  He will be in charge of the defense beginning with the 2017 season.

Padhye comes to Beloit after four seasons at St. Joseph's College in Indiana, where he initially worked with running backs and wide receivers in 2012 before becoming the Pumas' Defensive Coordinator in 2014. 

He had a one-year stint (2013) in Offensive Quality Control and as the Quarterbacks Assistant at the University of Illinois.

In 2014, the SJC defense ranked 49th in the nation allowing 348 yards of total offense per game. More impressively the Pumas ranked 16th against the run, allowing a slim 104 yards on the ground. The 2015 season saw SJC allow 373 yards of total offense per game, including 147 yards on the ground. The Pumas forced 20 fumbles, while recovering 14. The defense also made an impressive 13 interceptions on the year. SJC finished the year ranked 19th in turnover margin.

Prior to St. Joseph's Padhye spent two seasons as the Pass Game Coordinator along with being the Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers Coach at Defiance College.  In 2008, he was a Defensive Graduate Assistant, as well as the Outside Linebackers Coach at Ashland University.  He started his coaching career as the Defensive Backs coach at Westminster College.

A native of Los Angeles, Padhye received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing, in 2007. During his time at OSU, he was a student assistant for the Buckeye's offensive coaching staff and a part of a Big-Ten Championship season as well as a number one ranking and a National Championship berth.

The Bucs open their 2017 season on Saturday, September 2, vs. Lake Forest College at Strong Stadium.

 

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