Everett Withers coaching staff has suffered some late defections, most recently defensive line coach Antoine Smith left San Marcos for Boston College. Last week Everett Withers found his replacement in Gardner-Webb's Issac Mooring.
Mooring spent four seasons as Gardner-Webb's defensive line coach. Texas State will be Mooring's first trip outside the state of North Carolina as a coach. He's also coached at North Greenville University and North Carolina Wesleyan.
Mooring coached with current Texas State defensive coordinator Randall McCrary for three seasons at Gardner Webb. Mooring played collegiately at North Carolina under John Bunting. Mooring was born in Seoul, South Korea but grew up in Tarboro, North Carolina.