The University of Akron has hired a new cornerbacks coach in Otis Mounds, head coach Terry Bowden announced on Monday.

Mounds played safety for Bowden at Auburn during the 1993 and ’94 seasons before playing professionally in the Canadian Football League and Arena Football League.

His coaching experience includes two years as coach of the secondary at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, two years on the defensive staff at Texas Tech and last season as the defensive backs coach for Holmes Community College.