Jovan Dewitt - Special Teams Drills and Fundamentalsby Lauren's First and Goal
In the course, Special Teams Coordinator and Outside Linebackers Coach Jovan Dewitt goes in depth on the drills, concepts, and fundamentals that his special teams use on gamedays.
Jovan Dewitt, a 23-year veteran of collegiate coaching, joined the FIU football staff as the Defensive Coordinator and Linebackers Coach in 2022.
Prio to FIU, Dewitt served the North Carolina football staff as special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach. Dewitt joined Mack Brown’s staff after a two-year stint as special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Nebraska (2018-19).
Dewitt boasts nine seasons of experience as a defensive coordinator, eight years as a special teams coordinator, and 12 years coaching linebackers. He also served as associate head coach under Scott Frost at UCF.
Dewitt has been a part of several top defenses in his career, including coordinating a Florida Atlantic unit that ranked 11th nationally in total defense in 2013. Dewitt has also excelled at player development, as he has coached an all-conference linebacker in four of the last five seasons and has tutored two conference defensive players of the year in the past 10 years, including one national defensive player of the year.
As special teams coordinator, Dewitt's units have seven combined punt and kickoff returns for touchdowns in the past five seasons and his punt return team has blocked four punts over the last three years. Two of the last four punters Dewitt has tutored have earned all-conference accolades.