Bill Bedenbaugh joined the Arizona coaching staff in January 2007 and will coach the offensive line.
He came to the Wildcat coaching staff after seven seasons at Texas Tech.
“We’re excited to add another outstanding coach to our staff here at
Bedenbaugh spent the last two seasons (2005-06) mentoring the offensive line in
In 2006 his charges paved the way for a Tech team that finished first in the Big 12 in total offense (448.8 yards per game, 13th nationally) and passing offense (369.5 yards per game, 3rd nationally), and was third in the Big 12 Conference and 13th nationally in scoring (32.5 points per game).
The Red Raiders most recently rallied from a 31-point deficit against
Bedenbaugh-coached senior Glenn January was tabbed second-team All-Big-12 offensive line upon the conclusion of the 2006 regular season, and linemates Manuel Ramirez and Louis Vasquez were named honorable mention.
His line helped sophomore running back Shannon Woods average 6.1 yards per carry in 2006 and score 10 rushing touchdowns, while also giving sophomore quarterback Graham Harrell enough time to pass for a Big-12-best 350.4 yards per game and 38 touchdowns.
Previous to his two seasons as the O-line coach, Bedenbaugh served two years as the running backs coach with the Red Raiders (2003-04) and was a graduate assistant coach at Tech for three seasons (2000-2002), working under former offensive line coach Robert Anae, who is now the offensive coordinator at Brigham Young.
He joined the Red Raider staff after spending the 1999 season as the offensive line coach and running game coordinator at Division II Ferris State. He was named the NCAA Division II Coordinator of the Year after leading the Bulldogs to a Division II-best yards per game (534) and points per game (47) average.
He got his coaching start in 1995 at
Bedenbaugh, a native of
The Bedenbaugh File
Date of birth: Aug. 21, 1972
Master’s ?- Texas Tech ?'01
2006 Texas Tech, Offensive line coach
2005 Texas Tech, Offensive line coach
2003-04 Texas Tech, Running backs coach
2000-02 Texas Tech, Grad assistant/OL
1995 Oklahoma Panhandle State, Offensive line coach
Bedenbaugh in the Bowls
2006 Insight Bowl, Texas Tech coach
2006 (2005) Cotton Bowl, TTU coach
2004 Holiday Bowl, TTU coach
2003 Houston Bowl, TTU coach
2002 Tangerine Bowl, TTU coach
2001 Alamo Bowl, TTU coach
2000 Gallery Furniture Bowl, TTU coach