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Michalczik Leaves Washington For NFL Job

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SEATTLE (AP) - New Washington offensive coordinator Jim
Michalczik has suddenly left the program to take a
job with the Oakland Raiders.

The school made the announcement yesterday, less than a week
after new coach Steve Sarkisian and his staff
wrapped up their first recruiting class. Michalczik will be
offensive line coach for the Raiders.

Michalczik served the last six seasons at California, most
recently as offensive line coach, co-offensive coordinator and
assistant head coach. He was brought to Washington by Sarkisian to
be the offensive coordinator, and was to be paid $350,000 per year
plus supplemental income.

With spring football expected to begin in late March, the
Huskies are now scrambling to fill two openings on their coaching
staff. They also must find a wide receivers coach, after Aaron
Roderick was named to the position but then withdrew to stay at

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