PSU football hires coordinator
Payam Saadat has been hired as Portland State's new defensive coordinator, multiple sources have confirmed.
Saadat, 44, coached the defensive line the past two seasons at Cal Poly. He served three seasons as defensive coordinator during a previous stint at Cal Poly (2006-08), five seasons as co-D-coordinator at Army (2009-13) and two seasons as D-coordinator at Central Washington (2014 and '15).
A linebacker at Washington State from 1992-94, Saadat has coached at the collegiate level for 22 years.