INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Butler Bulldogs hired Baj Kabba on July 27th to serve as Wide Receivers Coach. Kabba arrives at Butler after serving as the video coordinator at the University of Redlands in California.
“We can’t wait to get the 2017 season started with Bai on staff,” said Butler Head Football Coach Jeff Voris. “He has some unique experiences and is a well-respected coach. Bai fits our staff and the Butler Way. We are confident he will do a great job of developing our receivers on and off the field.”
Kabba helped Redlands to an 8-2 record during the 2016 campaign, including a berth in the NCAA Division III Championships. He served as the team’s video coordinator, and played a key role in the program’s recruiting efforts in California and the Midwest.
His coaching career began at Batavia High School in Illinois, where he served as the wide receivers coach for two seasons. He also served as the sophomore girls’ basketball coach.
Kabba graduated in 2014 from North Central College in Naperville, Ill., with a degree in marketing. He competed for the North Central football team as a starting wide receiver during the Cardinals’ 2011 season that culminated in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) championship.
In addition, Kabba two-time All-American in track and field, and was part of three national championship teams at North Central.
Kabba earned a Master’s in Business Administration from Redlands in 2017.
Kabba replaces Desmond Tardy, who took a position on Kevin Wright‘s staff at IMG Academy in Florida.
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