Wake Forest hires 2 coordinators

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- New Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson has hired two coordinators.

Clawson said Monday that defensive coordinator Mike Elko and offensive coordinator Warren Ruggiero will follow him from Bowling Green.

Both Elko and Ruggiero spent the past five seasons on the Falcons' staff.

Elko was in charge of a Falcons defense that led the Mid-American Conference in four key stat categories in each of the past two seasons.

Ruggiero -- who was on the staff at nearby Elon from 2006-07 -- led a Bowling Green offense that led the MAC in pass efficiency this season and ranked in the top three of the league in four other stat categories.