Florida Gators add Charlton Warren to staff

Dan Mullen’s inaugural staff at Florida continues to take shape.

Charlton Warren will join the Florida Gators coaching staff after he spent one year at the University of Tennessee as defensive backs coach and special teams coordinator.

Warren was a three year letter winner at Air Force where he played defensive back. After fulfilling his active service requirement in the Air Force Warren returned to his alma mater to begin his coaching career. He spent nine seasons at Air Force, three as secondary coach/recruiting coordinator, three as co-defensive coordinator/secondary coach/recruiting coordinator and three as associate head coach/defensive coordinator.

In 2011, the Air Force pass defense ranked third in NCAA passing yards allowed at 166.8 yards per game and was second in 2010 by allowing 147.8 yards per game.

In 2014 Warren moved on to Nebraska to coach the secondary. He moved again to North Carolina in 2015-16. He coached secondary at both stops. In 2017 Warren was hired to coach the secondary at Tennessee. The Volunteers’ pas defense was one of the stingiest in the SEC, allowing the second-fewest passing yards (1,950) and yards per game (161.7). The Volunteers pass efficiency defense (127.8) was good enough for seventh in the league.

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