|Alma Mater:||Old Dominion|
Tanner Cotman begins his first season as a graduate assistant after spending the previous four seasons as a student assistant coach.
Cotman will work with the safeties. During his time as a student assistant, Cotman worked with the defensive line in his first season, and the safeties his final three years. He was responsible for assisting coaches in drills, breaking down film and charting plays.