Campbell has added Weston Glaser to its football coaching staff. Glaser will guide the Fighting Camel linebackers.
Glaser comes to Campbell after spending the 2018 spring as defensive coordinator at Howard Payne University. Prior to Howard Payne, Glaser served as a defensive quality control coach at Texas A&M working with the defensive backs. The Aggie secondary in 2016 featured All-SEC strong safety Justin Evans who was a semifinalist for the Thorpe Award. Evans went on to be a second round draft pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Glaser also brings experience from the NFL level, working for the Cleveland Browns scouting department from 2014-15.
The Waco, Texas, native also made a stop at UTEP from 2013-15, beginning as a defensive graduate assistant before being elevated to assistant coach. During his time in El Paso, Glaser worked with the Miners’ linebackers and defensive backs.
Glaser started his coaching career at his alma mater, Sam Houston State, where he played quarterback from 2008-09. With Glaser on staff from 2010-13, the Bearkats posted a 31-10 overall record with two Southland Conference championships and back-to-back FCS National Championship game appearances.
He was an assistant defensive secondary coach and video coordinator from 2012-13 and defensive backs assistant from 2010-12, mentoring defensive backs who earned All-Southland honors a total of 15 times. In 2012, Sam Houston led the Southland in rushing defense, total defense and pass efficiency defense and ranked sixth nationally in rushing defense.
The 2011 SHSU defense finished number one in the nation in several categories, while the Bearkats notched a 14-1 overall mark, including a conference title and the first of consecutive national championship game appearances.
Glaser also worked as an assistant pit crew coach for Hendrick Motorsports of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series from August 2014-January 2015, working with the pit crews for Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Glaser earned his degree from Sam Houston State with a major in history with a minor in education. Weston and his wife, Laura, have a son, Deacon.