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Report: Jon Gruden hires Jemal Singleton as Raiders running backs coach

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Jemel Singleton, who has spent the past two seasons as the running backs coach in Indianapolis has been hired to join Jon Gruden on the Raiders staff as running backs coach according to NFL Network’s Ian Rappoport.

Frank Gore has run for a combined 1986 yards over the past two seasons with the Colts putting up the league’s 22nd ranked rushing attack.

Prior to his time in Indianapolis, Singleton was the running backs coach at Arkansas in 2015.

In Singleton’s one season with Arkansas, he coached running back Alex Collins who rushed for 1,577 yards with 20 touchdowns on 271 carries which were all career highs. Collins would pass up his senior season and enter the NFL draft.