Huskers lose special teams coordinator to UNC

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska special team’s coordinator and outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt has left the program to take the same role at the University of North Carolina.

After two years with Nebraska, Special Teams and Outside Linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt is leaving the Huskers for a similar post with the University of North Carolina (Source: KOLN)

Dewitt has been coaching for over 20 years and has spent the last two at Nebraska. He also served as the associate head coach for Scott Frost at the University of Central Florida.

Dewitt also battled cancer in 2019, after he was diagnosed with throat cancer in January 2019.

After intense treatment, he returned to practice cancer-free in August.