FAYETTEVILLE - Daniel Bush, who has spent the last three years in player personnel at Alabama, has been named Arkansas' Assistant Recruiting Coordinator/Director of Personnel, head coach Bret Bielema announced Thursday.
"Throughout this process I have interviewed and discussed roster management with individuals in programs in college and the NFL," Coach Bielema said. "Daniel brings unique experience on both levels that will help build an even stronger recruiting staff here at Arkansas."
Bush comes to Arkansas after serving in football operations as a player personnel specialist for the Crimson Tide since February 2011. In that role, he was responsible for daily recruiting efforts and visits as well as updating the recruiting database and personnel boards while helping Alabama sign the nation's No. 1 recruiting class each season. He also assisted in marketing campaigns and special events for Alabama football.
Bush spent the summer of 2013 as a volunteer research assistant with the San Francisco 49ers. In that role, he conducted in-depth studies on the team's offense and defense in order to analyze results and provide information to the coaching staff.
Bush graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Alabama Honors College with a double major in mathematics and history in 2011 and is completing work for a master's degree in business administration. He also earned a master's of arts degree in mathematics from Alabama in 2011 and was selected as an outstanding undergraduate researcher in 2010 while completing the Computer-Based Honors Program.
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