First-year Southern Miss coach Larry Fedora has also completed his initial coaching staff with the hiring of Art Kaufman. The former Ole Miss defensive assistant will direct the defensive line.
Kaufman comes to Hattiesburg from Middle Tennessee, where he spent the last three years guiding the linebackers.
Serving as defensive coordinator in 1992, his Louisiana Tech defense was ranked in the top five nationally.
Art Kaufman's Resume
1983 - 1988 - Northwestern State
1989 - 1991 - Ole Miss
1992 - 1994 - Louisiana Tech
1995 - 2003 - Ole Miss
2004 - 2007 - Middle Tennessee