Report: Falcons to hire defensive assistant Dave Huxtable

Credit: Jason Getz/For the AJC

Credit: Jason Getz/For the AJC

PHOENIX — Dave Huxtable, a former college defensive coordinator at four schools, is set to join the Falcons’ staff as senior defensive assistant, according to

The Falcons would not immediately confirm the hire.

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Huxtable, who was at Alabama for the past two seasons, also coached at N.C. State from 2013-19, when new Falcons defensive coordinator Ryan Nielsen was there (2013-16). Falcons offensive line coach Dwayne Ledford also was at N.C. State (2016-19) with Huxtable.

He also coached at Georgia Tech from 1992-97.

Huxtable, 66, has no previous NFL coaching experience.

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