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By Pittsburgh The Tribune-Review
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012

Eddie Faulkner, the Pitt running backs coach for less than a month, was hired to coach tight ends at the University of Wisconsin, Badgers coach Bret Bielema announced Monday.

Faulkner played running back at Wisconsin from 1996-2000 and spent last season as the running backs coach/special teams coordinator at Northern Illinois. Prior to that, he was on the Ball State staff for seven seasons.

Pitt coach Paul Chryst hired Faulkner on Jan. 12.

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