Lou Major is entering his fifth season with the Boise State football program and his third as the director of football operations for the Broncos.
Major's primary responsibilities include serving as the team's academic liaison, coordinating team travel, overseeing player development and assisting with summer camps and recruiting visits.
Major joined the Boise State coaching staff in 2009 and spent his first two seasons as the assistant director of player personnel. From 2009-10, Major assisted with the Broncos' on-campus recruiting efforts, summer youth camps and the department's academic support team. He has also served as an adjunct instructor in the communication department at Boise State.
Before joining the Bronco staff, Major spent one season at Occidental College, where he served as recruiting coordinator. In addition to his season at Occidental, he served as an assistant coach at Phoenix College, where he worked with special teams and running backs. He was also the defensive quality control coach, player personnel assistant and the assistant director of communications with the Arizona Rattlers.
Prior to arriving at Boise State, Major served as an adjunct instructor at Long Beach State, Cerritos College and Fullerton College.
A 1999 graduate of Fresno State with a degree in speech communication, Major was a three-year letterman for the Bulldogs, playing from 1994-96. He was the recipient of the Dean Jones Fighting Spirit Award during the 1995 season.
Upon graduating from Fresno State, Major went on to earn his master's degree in communication studies from Long Beach State in 1999.