ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos finalized their 2015 coaching staff with the hiring of Marc Lubick (on the right in adjacent image) as assistant wide receivers coach and Samson Brown as assistant defensive backs coach, the team announced Friday.
The two final additions make for the 21st and 22nd assistant coaches under Head Coach Gary Kubiak. All combined, the 23-man staff have a combined 314 seasons of NFL experience. His staff included nine offensive coaches, seven defensive coaches, two special teams coaches and four strength and conditioning coaches.
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Lubick, who owns six years of experience in the NFL in addition to nine seasons in the college ranks, coached wide receivers at Vanderbilt University in 2014.
Before joining the Commodores, Lubick spent four seasons with Kubiak in Houston serving as an offensive assistant from 2010-11 and wide receivers coach from 2012-13.
Lubick spent eight of his nine collegiate seasons at his alma mater, Colorado State University. He began his career as a defensive student assistant for the Rams from 2000-01 and worked as an academic graduate assistant for the school in 2002.
After spending two seasons as a scouting assistant for the St. Louis Rams, Lubick returned to Colorado State to coach wide receivers (2005-07) and tight ends (2008-09).
A 2001 graduate of Colorado State, Lubick played collegiately as a defensive back at Montana State University from 1997-99. His father, Sonny, is considered the most successful coach in CSU football history, compiling a 108-74 (.593) record in 15 seasons (1993-2007) with the program. Lubick's brother, Matt, is the passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach for the University of Oregon.
Brown, who is in his fifth NFL season, previously served as assistant defensive backs coach with Buffalo from 2013-14 and as a coaching assistant with the N.Y. Jets from 2010-11. Before breaking into the NFL with the Jets, Brown spent seven years coaching college football. He was the outside linebackers coach at his alma mater, the University of Albany, from 2007-08 and tight ends coach for the school in 2009.
A four-time All-Northeast Conference safety at Albany, Brown began his coaching career instructing defensive backs at Siena College in 2003. He also coached defensive backs and wide receivers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 2004-05 and tight ends at Hofstra University in 2006.