Jon Haskins is in his first year as Nevada's Director of Player Personnel and will oversee and coordinate all aspects of recruiting for the Wolf Pack.
The former NFL player comes to Nevada after three years in the same position at Stanford, his alma mater. While with the Cardinal, Haskins helped develop recruiting classes that were ranked as high as No. 10 in the nation in addition to a number of other duties, including directing the football office's alumni relations and assisting with the camp program.
Haskins also spent time at Duke, where he served as a graduate assistant from 2002-04, assisting with the offensive line before coaching the tight ends in his final season. His professional career also includes time with The Sports Studio as a technical advisor for sports scenes in motion picture productions, television commercials and print advertising campaigns.
The Sarasota, Fla., native was a multi-sport star in high school before becoming a four-year starter at linebacker at Stanford from 1994-97. He twice earned All-Pac-10 accolades and played in a pair of bowl games, helping the team to a win in the 1996 Sun Bowl. He completed his collegiate career with 250 total tackles, including 14 for a loss with 11 sacks and one interception.
Haskins was selected in the 1998 NFL Draft by San Diego and spent most of that season with the Chargers before finishing the year with the Philadelphia Eagles. He returned to the Chargers in 1999 but was injured and spent the year on injured reserve. Haskins also played one season in the XFL for the San Francisco Demons.
Haskins has a bachelor's degree from Stanford in public policy and has completed coursework for a master's degree in humanities from Duke University.
The File on Jon Haskins
Born: Oct. 6, 1975
Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.
Bachelor's, Public Policy, Stanford, 2000
2008-10: Director of Player Development, Stanford
2007: Assistant Director of Player Development/Football Operations, Stanford
2002-04: Graduate Assistant/Tight Ends Coach, Duke
Played linebacker at Stanford before three-year NFL career with San Diego and Philadelphia.