Role: Quarterbacks coach | 2018 Salary: $375,000

Alma mater: San Jose State (1988)

Connection to Frost: Considered the veteran of the staff, Verduzco and Frost crossed paths at Northern Iowa, where Frost was a defensive assistant and then defensive coordinator. When Frost was hired as UCF head coach, he turned to Verduzco to lead the quarterbacks. Verduzco was one of the first assistants hired by Frost at UCF.

What stands out: You don't have to dig deep to see what quarterbacks can do under Verduzco's watch. McKenzie Milton just led UCF to a 12-0 season. He completed 63 percent of his throws for 5,284 yards and 43 touchdowns in two seasons. Milton is completing 70 percent of his passes this year, and is a semifinalist for the Maxwell and Walter Camp awards.

Did you know: Verduzco has coached four quarterbacks who have gone on to play in the NFL.

College coaching experience

2016-17: UCF (quarterbacks coach)

2015: Missouri State (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)

2006-14: Northern Iowa (co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks)

2001-05: Northern Iowa (quarterbacks coach)

2000: Rutgers (quarterbacks coach, recruiting coordinator)

1996-99: Rutgers (assistant quarterbacks coach, recruiting coordinator)

1994-95: De Anza College (head coach)

1991-93: De Anza College (associated head coach/offensive coordinator)

1990-91: San Jose State (grad assistant)


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