Running Backs / Recruiting Coordinator
Kevin Mashack returned to Tennessee State in the spring of 2015 after spending three years in the player personnel department for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Mashack will work closely with the Tigers’ running backs and will serve as the recruiting coordinator.
In his first two seasons with the Tigers, Mashack headed the wide receiving unit which produced a preseason Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Year and two All-Americans. Patrick Smith is a two-time All-OVC selection and amassed 1,962 yards on 115 catches in his two seasons. Smith has scored 23 touchdowns in 21 games.
Steven Newbold and Chris Rowland were named HERO Sports FCS Freshman All-American under Mashack. Newbold finished 19th in the nation averaging 19.12 yards per reception while catching 41 passes for 784 yards. Rowland finished third on the team in receptions and earned his honor for his duties a return specialist.
Mashack was added to the Jaguars staff as a scouting assistant in May 2013. Mashack is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the player personnel department, watching and grading film and attending pro days to scout and evaluate players prior to the NFL Draft.
Mashack served two seasons (2011-12) as the running backs coach and one season with the tight ends (2010) at Tennessee State University, where he previously acted as the video coordinator after beginning as a student assistant in 2003. Mashack acted as the pro liaison, performed daily video responsibilities and was instrumental in recruiting purposes.
Mashack is a native of Miami, Florida and graduated from Tennessee State in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts and Science and a Masters in Sports Administration in 2009. He is married to the former Tiffany Gilliam.