Special Teams, Incarnate Word
About this speaker
Blair Cavanaugh joined UIW in the spring of 2022 as the Special Teams Analyst. Prior to UIW, Cavanaugh joined Syracuse in February 2019. Syracuse was dynamic on special teams during his time there, they ranked 1st in the ACC in special teams and 5th nationally in the 2020 season. Prior to Syracuse, Cavanaugh was a graduate assistant at Ball State from 2017-18. He helped coach the Cardinals wide receivers, including 2018 All-MAC selections Riley Miller and Justin Hall. Cavanaugh also made a brief stop at Nebraska as an offensive staff volunteer. Cavanaugh played his college football at Portland State and Oregon State. A wide receiver himself, Cavanaugh began his career with Oregon State and was a member of OSU’s 2012 Alamo Bowl and 2013 Hawaii Bowl teams. In 2012, he was named Oregon State’s Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year. Cavanaugh played his final two seasons at Portland State and helped the Vikings to the 2015 FCS playoffs.