Sharks Score Coaches from Top Football Schools


The LIU football team added coaches with elite pedigrees, hiring Super Bowl champion Jim Cordle as Offensive Coordinator, and Mark Smith as Defensive Coordinator. Smith joins the Sharks from the University of Arkansas, with previous coaching stops at the University of Oklahoma and Southern Methodist University. Cordle was the offensive coordinator at Urbana University and previously coached at Ohio State University, his alma matter. He played four seasons in the National Football League with the New York Giants, highlighted by the team’s Super Bowl XLVI victory in 2012.