Phil Ratliff, Marshall's tight ends coach for the past six seasons is leaving to join the coaching staff at UNC Charlotte. A FCS program, Charlotte will field a football team for the first time in 2013.
Ratliff will be the lead recruiter and offensive line coach under former Marshall assistant Brad Lambert, who is leading the 49ers new football program.
For more on Ratliff's departure follow these links:
1) From the Herald Dispatch, Ratliff leaving Marshall
2) From the Herald Dispatch, Chuck Landon: True son of Marshall made tough decision