Aaron Roderick completes UW football coaching staff
New Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian has filled in the final piece of his coaching staff by hiring Aaron Roderick as receivers coach. Roderick has been the receivers coach the last four years at Utah.
Seattle Times staff reporter
UW coaches' payrollHere's a look at Washington's football coaching staff and contract details:
Steve Sarkisian, head coach: 5 years, $1.75 million first year, building to $2.3 million in 2013
Jim Michalczik, offensive coordinator/offensive line:
3 years, $350,000 per year
Joel Thomas, running backs:
2 years, $150,000 per year
Aaron Roderick, receivers:
No contract details known
Doug Nussmeier, quarterbacks, passing coordinator: 2 years, $200,000 per year
Nick Holt, defensive coordinator: 3 years, $700,000 per year (contingent on staying 3 years)
Johnny Nansen, defensive line/special teams: 2 years, $110,000 per year
Mike Cox, linebackers:
2 years, $200,000 per year
Demetrice Martin, cornerbacks: 2 years, $100,000 per year
Jeff Mills, safeties: 2 years, $145,000 per year
New Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian has filled in the final piece of his coaching staff by hiring Aaron Roderick as receivers coach.
Roderick has been the receivers coach the last four years at Utah.
The hire capped a day in which Roderick was first reported to be staying at Utah, then later announced headed to Washington.
Early Saturday, announced that Roderick would be the school's new co-offensive coordinator. But a few hours later, Utah instead said on its Web site that Roderick had taken a position at UW. Washington confirmed Roderick's hiring Saturday night.
Roderick is a 1998 graduate of Brigham Young, where he played alongside Sarkisian in 1996.
Washington has already announced the other eight hires to Sarkisian's staff. It will apparently be the first time in UW history that every assistant will have a multiyear deal.
• Recruiting Web sites reported that UW has received three verbal commitments, including one from DB Desmond Trufant of Wilson High in Tacoma. Trufant's decision was reported on Realdawg.comand Scout.com. Trufant's older brother is Seahawks CB Marcus Trufant, a former Washington State star.
Both Web sites also reported that S Will Shamburger from St. John Bosco of Bellflower, Calif., had committed, and Realdawg.com had WR James Johnson of Valley Center, Calif. All three took official visits to UW this weekend, the first group of the Sarkisian era.
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