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Matt Wannebo -- Secondary Coach, Jacksonville State Gamecocks
(as of football season 2011) One of the most experienced coaches on the staff, Matt Wannebo
fifth season ('04) leading the Gamecock defensive backs.
has been coaching in the college ranks for more than 20 years.
A former quarterback from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. (1977-81), Wannebo earned his Master's Degree in Education from Auburn.
coaching ventures have included some prominent Division I programs, including Auburn, Alabama, Arkansas and Minnesota.
Prior to joining the Gamecocks in 2000, Wannebo coached the secondary at Auburn.
Wannebo is a native of Minnesota and a 1977 graduate of Cooper High School.
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One of the most experienced coaches on the staff, Matt Wannebo
ninhth season leading the Gamecock defensive backs.
The Gamecock defense has become one of the most dominating in the Ohio Valley Conference with the help of the defensive backs.
The Gamecocks have been the most dominating defense in the Ohio Valley Conference over the last two years.
...A former quarterback from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. (1977-81), Wannebo earned his degree in both education and exercise scheicne, then moved on to Auburn University, where he graduated with a Master's Degree in Motor Learning and Motor Development.. His
coaching ventures have included some prominent Division I programs, including Auburn, Alabama, Arkansas and Minnesota.Prior to joining the Gamecocks in 2000, Wannebo coached the secondary at Auburn.Wannebo is a native of Minnesota and a 1977 graduate of Cooper High School.He
is currently single.
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The Anniston Star - Into the unknown: Inexperienced JSU secondary to get first serious test
JSU defensive back coach Matt Wannebo gives some instructions to a couple of his DB's.
It is still kind of an unknown , Gamecocks secondary coach Matt Wannebo
said.To come out and say you have faith and it's there without knowing , that'd be kind of a false confidence.
You can say you do ( have confidence ) because we go against our team in practice and I think they've done real well against our receivers in practice and pre-fall , but until you get to a game , into the stadium , you really don't know..
The Gamecocks are ranked fifth nationally in I-AA in pass defense , but Cumberland and Nicholls each threw only seven passes against them.
It was more a secure-it-as-an-insurance type thing in case they try to do something where now they're going to try to do something and we've got to get there , Wannebo
said.They've got to cover the guy because the chance of throwing the ball is there..
If this were last year's secondary , the questions wouldn't be raised.The Gamecocks had a senior-laden group and shared the conference lead in interceptions ( 19 ).
Hopefully , when they get in games like this , these guys will have learned something from that , Wannebo
said.When you look at stuff now , you can really tell if they were listening or paying attention or not..
But what the Gamecocks don't know about their secondary , the Cowboys don't know either.