WSU coach Nick Rolovich hires defensive coordinator from Wyoming

Jake Dickert becomes DC for Washington State under Nick Rolovich
WSU's new head coach hires Wyoming's Jake Dickert as his new defensive coordinator

PULLMAN, Wash. — Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl confirmed that Jake Dickert will be leaving Laramie, and WSU’s new head coach Nick Rolovich is making him his defensive coordinator in Pullman.

Dickert and two other defensive assistants will leave the Cowboys, AJ Cooper and John Richardson. ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg reported the news Sunday afternoon.

The Cowboys’ defense ranked 11th nationally in scoring, allowed 17.8 points per game, and ranked 43 in total defense. The most impressive number is their red zone defense, where they were sixth nationally.