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Washington Redskins name Torrian Gray DBs coach

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Washington Redskins name Torrian Gray DBs coach
Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman (24) celebrates as the Redskins play the Green Bay Packers in the fourth quarter in Landover, Maryland on November 20, 2016. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo

The Washington Redskins hired Torrian Gray as defensive backs coach on Wednesday.

Gray, 42, joins the Redskins with 18 years of coaching experience overseeing defensive backs, mostly at the collegiate level.

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Last season, Gray served as the defensive backs coach at the University of Florida.

Gray began his coaching career at Maine, serving as defensive backs coach for two seasons from 2000-01. He then spent the 2002-03 seasons in the same capacity at Connecticut.

Gray coached the Chicago Bears' defensive backs in 2004-2005. He returned to the college ranks, coaching defensive backs at his alma mater, Virginia Tech, from 2006-2015 before leaving to coach at Florida.

Gray replaces Perry Fewell, who was fired on Jan. 5 as the defensive backs coach along with defensive coordinator Joe Barry.

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