Dave Lay
Dave  Lay

Offensive Coordinator


11th Season

At SDSU: Long associated with the Aztec football program, Lay is in his fourth tour of duty on Montezuma Mesa ... Returned to the Aztec staff Jan. 11, 1997.

Previous Experience: Offensive coordinator at Colorado State from 1992-96 ... Helped lead the Rams to back-to-back WAC Championships during the 1994 and '95 seasons ... A member of the SDSU coaching staff from 1978-80, first served as linebacker coach under Claude Gilbert ... Returned nine years later as offensive coordinator from 1989-91 ... Also served as offensive coordinator at Colorado State from 1982-87 ... Spent 13 years as head coach at Sweetwater High School and Orange Glen High School, compiling a combined record of 102-34-5.

Playing Experience: Played football for SDSU from 1961-63 under Don Coryell ... During his three years, SDSU posted a 22-6-1 record ... Named outstanding Aztec offensive lineman in 1961 and '62 ... Also an all-conference selection.

Education: Earned a bachelor's degree in industrial arts from SDSU in 1964 and a master's degree in education from Azusa Pacific in '74.

Personal: Born on June 9, 1939, in Douglas, Ariz. ... He and his wife Linda, a high school teacher at Castle Park, are the parents of two daughters, Jennifer and Heidi ... Jennifer, a physician, has three children Lauren, Austin and Katie ... Heidi is a civil engineer.

Other Highlights: The Aztecs ranked second in the Mountain West Conference in rushing yards per game in 1999, averaging 176.0 ypg ... As offensive coordinator for SDSU from 1989-91, the Aztecs finished with a 20-13-2 record and averaged 35.1 points per game ... Oversaw development of Aztec greats Marshall Faulk, Patrick Rowe and Darnay Scott ... SDSU's offense ranked third in the nation in total offense, passing and scoring in 1990 ... In 1991, SDSU finished with an 8-4-1 record, ranked sixth in the nation in total offense and played in the Freedom Bowl ... Coordinated three of the top four offensive attacks in school history while at CSU with the '96 squad the most productive ever.

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