URI names new head football Coach

Former Rams standout becomes 18th head coach in program history

Darren Rizzi, a 1992 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, was introduced as the school's 18th head football coach at a press conference at The Ryan Center. Rizzi, who was an All-American tight end for the Rams, returns to his alma mater after spending the last six seasons coaching at Rutgers.

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