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Head Coach Jim Schwartz adds Brandon Fisher to Defensive Staff

Posted May 26, 2011

Allen Park, Mich.— The Detroit Lions announced today that they have added Brandon Fisher as an assistant to the defensive coaching staff. Fisher spent part of the 2010 season helping the Tennessee Titans’ offensive coaching staff.
 
Fisher was a standout linebacker at the University of Montana where he played in 54 games (30 starts) and finished with 169 career tackles. As a senior, he was a second team All-Big Sky Conference pick and helped lead the Grizzlies to a 14-1 record with their only loss being to Villanova (23-21) in the Football Championship Subdivision title game. Fisher began his collegiate career as a safety, but began the transition to linebacker in 2008.
 
As a business marketing major at Montana, Fisher was named to the All-District 7 academic squad with a 3.9 GPA as well the FCS Athletic Director Association’s Academic All-Star team. He was also a three-time all-league academic team selection.
 
Fisher’s father, Jeff, was head coach of the Tennessee Titans for 16-plus seasons (1994-2010).

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