MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (Sports Network) - Central Michigan has named Dan Enos its new head football coach.
This will be Enos' first head coaching assignment after 19 years in various
assistant roles. He will take over for Steve Stripling, who was the interim
head coach for Central Michigan's GMAC Bowl win over Troy.
Butch Jones was Central Michigan's head coach before taking the vacancy at
Cincinnati on December 16.
Enos spent the past four seasons as an assistant at Michigan State under Mark
Dantonio, coaching the running backs for the past three years after one year
as the quarterbacks coach.
The 41-year-old was also the quarterbacks coach for Dantonio at Cincinnati in
2004 and 2005, and has been an assistant on the Division I level at Western
Other coaching stops for Enos included the offensive coordinator at Division
II North Dakota State in 2003 and the offensive coordinator position at FCS
Missouri State in 1999. He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant
at Michigan State from 1991-93 and also worked on staffs at Lakeland College
(1994-95), Northern Michigan (1996) and Southern Illinois (1997-98).
Enos was a four-year letterman and a two-year starter at quarterback for
Michigan State from 1987-90.