Whitlow hired as defensive line coach

Grand Valley State University head coach Matt Mitchell recently announced the hiring of E.J. Whitlow as the defensive line coach for the Laker football program.

Whitlow was a part of the Notre Dame College (Ohio) staff from 2010 to 2013. He was a graduate assistant in his first two seasons with the team and became the defensive line coach in 2012.

Before his coaching career began, he was a defensive tackle at the University of Findlay from 2006 to 2010.

He was a standout in his senior season at Findlay and racked up 60 tackles on his way to being named an All-GLIAC First Team selection and team MVP.

He will begin his duties at GVSU immediately.