Alvin Smith, a former All-Pac 10 defensive lineman, was
named to Coach Mangurian's staff in December 2011. Smith will coach the defensive line.
brings experience from the highest levels of college football. He is a high-
energy young coach with a tremendous work ethic and a relentless drive to be the
best," Mangurian added. "Coaching the defensive line is about attitude and
discipline, and I see both those qualities in Alvin. He was a great player
and he will be a great coach for our defensive linemen."
Smith was signed by the San Diego Chargers after Oregon State, and
also spent time with the Cleveland Browns and in NFL Europe.
In 2011, Smith was a defensive graduate
assistant at Arizona State, and prior to that he worked with the defensive line
at Portland State. Smith also
interned with Oregon State's football program in 2009.
Smith was a three-time letterwinner for Oregon State from
2003-05 and earned All-Pac 10 honors in 2005.