Yes, I chose this picture because both Quinn and Durkin are in it. - Phil Sears-US PRESSWIRE

Dan Quinn hired by Seahawks, D.J. Durkin promoted to DC, Brad Lawing hired

Florida's Dan Quinn was hired Thursday as the Seattle Seahawks' defensive coordinator, and D.J. Durkin was promoted to the same position hours later.

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Mailbag: Reviewing Florida's coaching turnover

Florida lost a good coach in Dan Quinn. But the Gators shouldn't be too dramatically affected by it.

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D.J. Durkin, rising star

Florida's new defensive coordinator has had great expectations for years. And he's already meeting and exceeding them.

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How important are Pease and Durkin?

Head coaches are the undisputed masters of their domain in college football. They make the big bucks, take the credit and the hate, and set the tone for their program. But let's not overlook the importance of quality assistant coaches, and how they impact programs at all levels.

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Report: UF hires Brad Lawing as DL coach

The Gators moved quick to replace defensive coordinator Dan Quinn with D.J. Durkin, and have moved almost as fast to get South Carolina's Brad Lawing on staff to replace defensive line specialist Dan Quinn.

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D.J. Durkin: Florida's new defensive coordinator

Florida didn't wait long to promote D.J. Durkin to Dan Quinn's old chair.

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Dan Quinn leaves Gators for Seahawks

It took all of about two hours for Florida defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to go from candidate to hire in Seattle. Where do the Gators look next?

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