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Rutgers hires Bill Busch as defensive backs coach

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Bill Busch has been hired as Rutgers' defensive backs coach.

New coach Chris Ash announced the hiring Tuesday. He said Busch will focus on coaching the safeties.

Busch has spent more than a decade as an assistant in the Big Ten Conference. He spent last year as a quality control coach on defense for Ohio State, where Ash served as defensive coordinator.

Before joining the Buckeyes, Busch worked for two seasons as the safeties coach at Wisconsin. He's also coached at Nebraska, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Utah and Utah State.