Shawn Kostich is in his fifth season with Minnesota Football and will serve as a defensive graduate assistant in 2013. He previously spent the 2009 and 2010 seasons as an offensive intern.
Prior to Minnesota, he served two years at Breck High School coaching wide receivers and defensive backs from 2007-2008.
Kostich is a Moorhead, Minn., native who is a 2008 University of Minnesota graduate. He also received his master's degree in applied kinesiology in 2009. His father, Dan Kostich, is a member of the Minnesota High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Meet The Newcomers: Thomas Barber
This season, there is another Barber on campus, as freshman linebacker Thomas Barber will don the Maroon and Gold in the fall.
Meet The Newcomers: Vincent Calhoun
Get to know newcomer Vincent Calhoun whose favorite NFL player is Michael Oher. The two have more similarities than just their position.
Brooks Named Doak Walker Award Candidate
University of Minnesota sophomore Shannon Brooks is on the Doak Walker Award's preseason candidates list.