Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Where are they now - Tommy LuginBill

Just got back from the home of the King - Elvis. Memphis Tenn was hot and muggy. Good to be back home........

Ever wonder what happened to the former Jacket QB Tommy Luginbill (well, one of 3 colleges he played QB for)? Wonder no more - he's working for Scouts, Inc:

Scouts, Inc. Recruiting Personnel
Tom Luginbill has been working for Scouts Inc. for the last three years as a pro personnel evaluator for the NFL, NFL Europe, the Canadian Football League and the Arena Football League. Now as national director of recruiting, he will provide in-depth recruiting analysis for the top collegiate football prospects.

Luginbill coached in NFL Europe, the XFL and the AFL. He served as a head coach twice, with the Tennessee Valley Vipers of arenafootball2 (2000) and the Detroit Fury (2004). Luginbill's teams appeared in two championship games and won one (Los Angeles Xtreme of the XFL). Luginbill also has been directly responsible or involved in player personnel for the last seven years.

He gained extensive experience in scouting and player personnel while coaching, and he helped build three expansion football franchises from the ground up.

Prior to joining the professional coaching ranks, Luginbill was a four-year starter at quarterback for three college programs: Palomar College (1992-93), Georgia Tech (1994) and Eastern Kentucky (1995).

Luginbill will oversee a recruiting evaluation team with more than 122 combined years of coaching experience. The team boasts former successful head coaches at the professional and collegiate level and the experience of former professional directors of player personnel.