2 added to Kentucky coaching staff, 1st Ld-Writethru, FBC


Published: Friday, January 22, 2010 at 5:42 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 22, 2010 at 5:42 p.m.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has named two new coaches to its football staff.

Coach Joker Phillips announced Friday that Mike Summers has been hired to coach the offensive line and David Turner will coach the defensive line.

Summers is a native of Lexington and a former Kentucky graduate assistant coach who most recently worked at Arkansas. He also has had stints at Louisville, Vanderbilt, Alabama and Mississippi State.

Turner, who coached the Mississippi State defensive line from 2007 to 2009, has 24 years of coaching experience including a previous stint at Kentucky. Phillips says Turner is a strong recruiter who teaches linemen to play physical, something the Kentucky program needs.

Phillips was named head coach earlier this month after Rich Brooks announced his retirement.

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