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Rob Boras '92 Named Chicago Bears' Tight Ends Coach

February 11, 2004

February 11, 2004, Greencastle, Ind. - Rob Boras, a 1992 graduate of DePauw University, has been named tight ends coach by the Chicago Bears. The National Football League team made the announcement today. Boras joins the Bears following five seasons at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas where he was the Rebels' offensive coordinator the past three years, and spent the previous two seasons as offensive line coach.

Rob Boras spent one season (1998) as head coach of Division III Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. He also spent four seasons as an assistant at the University of Texas where he worked with the offensive line, tight ends and special teams. A story distributed nationally by the Associated Press notes, "Boras began his coaching career at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where he was offensive line coach for two years after graduating from the school in 1992."

UNLV head coach John Robinson says, "I think everyone here is just thrilled for Rob. I have recognized from the beginning that he has special qualities as a football coach. I've had a lot of coaches go on to forge great careers and Rob has as much potential as any of them. This is one of those key advancements that will send him on to a great career. He has really done a great job here with the line. His players are thrilled but are also sad because we'll all miss him."

You can read the story at the Miami Herald's Web site by clicking here. An article at the Bears' Web site can be found here. Access UNLV's story by clicking here. The Chicago Sun-Times notes the appointment here.

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