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Beckman on Friday called Campbell one of the brightest young minds in college football, and perhaps that’s fitting at Toledo, where there has been a pretty good history of football coaches.

Gary Pinkel spent 10 years with the Rockets before going to Missouri. He replaced Nick Saban, who is now at Alabama, by way of Michigan State, LSU and the NFL’s Miami Dolphins.

And now, Beckman is on to the Big Ten.