Malosky named to USD coaching staff

Malosky named to USD coaching staff James S. Malosky, Jr., has been named an assistant football coach at The University of South Dakota, according to an announcement by head football coach John Austin.

Malosky, who has already begun his duties, will coach quarterbacks and receivers.

Most recently, Malosky served as a graduate assistant in charge of tight ends for Rice University for head coach Ken Hatfield. Prior to that Malosky had worked at Minnesota-Duluth from 1988 to 1999, working his way up from student assistant coach to interim co-head coach (1999).

As co-head coach in 1999, he helped lead the Bulldogs to a 4-7 season. From 1993 to 1999, Malosky was the offensive coordinator for Minnesota- Duluth.

Malosky, who earned a bachelor of applied arts in physical education from Minnesota-Duluth in 1990, was a four-year letter winner in football, twice earning all-conference honors. He was part of three conference championship squads at Minnesota-Duluth.

Malosky, who played for his father at Minnesota-Duluth, served as a co-captain as a senior. As a player from 1984-87, Malosky completed 212 passes in 455 attempts for 2,866 yards, 41 touchdowns. His 2,866 yards ranks fourth on the Bulldogs' all-time passing chart. During his senior season in 1987, he had 1,770 yards in total offense (397 rushing yards, 1,373 passing yards, and 27 touchdowns) which still ranks fourth best in Bulldog school history.

Malosky later signed a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys.

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