Saturday Jan 26, 2008
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- New Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith
added to his staff today, hiring Terry Robiskie the team's
Robiskie had 25 years of N-F-L coaching experience, including
briefs stints as an interim head coach in both Washington and
He was the second straight assistant hired from the staff of
former Miami coach Cam Cameron, who was dumped after a 1-15 season.
Mike Mularkey, the Dolphins' tight ends coach in 2007, joined the
Falcons as offensive coordinator yesterday.
Smith also kept two holdovers from the previous staff, promoting
Brian Van Gorder to defensive coordinator and keeping on Emmitt
Thomas to work with the secondary and serve as assistant head
Robiskie's son, Brian, is a star receiver at Ohio State.
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