Jovan Dewitt is the defensive coordinator for
Dewitt was a four-time letter winner at NMU from 1993-96. He was a two-time All-MIFC selection as he was the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year in 1996.
He was invited to the New Orleans Saints camp in the summer of 1997. He played three years in the Arena Football League with the Iowa Barnstormers (1997), the Orlando Predators (1998) and the Fargo Freeze (1999) in the AFL II.
He began his coaching career as a student assistant defensive line coach at NMU in 1997. As G.A. at NMU in 2000-01 he coached the running backs and was the academic coordinator. In 2002 he was the offensive coordinator at
He graduated from NMU in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in physics and mathematics. Dewitt and wife Lisa have a daughter, Maya.
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