New Steelers OL coach has son who is standout high school player

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By Mike White | Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, 11:20 a.m.

The WPIAL will be getting a talented football player by way of a new Steelers' assistant coach.

Sean Kugler has been hired by the Steelers as the new offensive line coach. He and his wife, Patsy, have two sons and a daughter. The oldest son is a junior who already has a handful of Division I college offers - with a year of high school still to go.

Rob Kugler is a 6-foot-3, 230-pound junior at Orchard Park High School in Buffalo. He played linebacker/defensive end/tight end and made the all-Western New York team this season as a defensive end. He was third on the team in tackles with 64 and had seven tackles for loss. He also played tight end and caught 15 passes for a team that was 7-2.

The Buffalo News reports Rob Kugler has scholarship offers from Syracuse, Colorado State, Florida Atlantic and Akron. Remember, he is only a junior.

Where Kugler will attend school is not known yet. But here's a guess: It will be somewhere in the North Hills. It seems that's where many Steelers assistant coaches choose to reside.

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