Nebraska Secondary Coach Warren Joining UNC Staff

By: KLKN Newsroom

Sports Illustrated first reported Friday, Nebraska defensive backs coach Charlton Warren is joining North Carolina’s staff in a similar role.

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln confirmed the move through a media release with a statement from head coach Mike Riley.

The statement from Coach Riley is below. 

“Charlton Warren has informed me of his plans to take a similar coaching position at another university. This is an opportunity that Charlton feels is right for him and his family, and I respect his decision. We appreciate the valuable role Charlton has played in our transition to the University of Nebraska and wish him and his family nothing but the best. Charlton is an outstanding man and a bright, energetic football coach with a great future ahead of him in this profession.

“We will search for a talented teacher, coach and recruiter to fill the open position on our defensive staff. This is a high priority, but we will take the necessary time to find the individual who is the right fit to help lead the young men in the University of Nebraska football program.”

Warren joins former defensive coordinator John Papuchis on North Carolina’s staff. UNC hired Papuchis as a defensive assistant after his stint with the Huskers.