CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Jon Poppe has joined the Harvard football staff as an assistant coach. Poppe, who will work with the defensive secondary, replaces Dave Borgonzi who recently accepted a position with the Dallas Cowboys.
Poppe comes to Harvard after spending one season on the staff at Holy Cross. Poppe came to Holy Cross after serving as a graduate assistant coach at Springfield College during the 2008 and 2009 seasons. He coached both the quarterbacks and the fullbacks, in addition to running the defensive scout team.
Poppe previously spent one season as an intern assistant coach at King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., coaching the cornerbacks and special teams.
Poppe is a 2007 graduate of Williams College. A three-year starter in the secondary for the Ephs, he earned first team All-New England Small College Athletic Conference honors as a senior in addition to being selected All-East Region by Don Hansen's National Weekly Football Gazette.