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St. Louis Trinity Catholic football coach Cory Patterson to join Lovie Smith at Illinois

The exodus from the high school coaching ranks to college continues, this time in a less familiar state: From Missouri to Illinois.
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Trinity Catholic football coach Cory Patterson resigned from his position leading one of the state’s most prominent programs to take a position as tight ends coach at Illinois. Patterson spent five years at Trinity, three as the head coach with the 2016 and 2017 campaigns finishing a combined 21-2.

Lovie Smith has hired Trinity Catholic (STL) coach Cory Patterson as tight ends coach