Dawson replaces Jovan Dewitt, who left to take an assistant’s job at North Carolina.
Nebraska also extended the contracts of assistant coaches Greg Austin, Travis Fisher and Ryan Held. Each has a contract now running through Dec. 31, 2021.
Austin will become the run game coordinator in addition to his role as offensive line coach. Held, the running backs coach, added the title of recruiting coordinator. Fisher is the defensive backs coach.
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