Assistant Coach/TE & FB
Brandon Labath begins his first season as an assistant coach with Beaver Football in 2020 as the tight ends and fullbacks coach. Labath joins BSU after serving on the University of Iowa coaching staff from 2016-20.
Labath served as an undergraduate assistant coach with Iowa from 2018-20 and a recruiting undergraduate assistant from 2016-17. As an offensive assistant, he focused on running backs under running backs coach Derrick Foster and offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz. The Hawkeyes finished the 2019 season 10th in the Big Ten with 1,789 total rushing yards and 137.6 rushing yards per game. During Labath's first season as an undergraduate assistant coach, Iowa also finished ninth in the Big Ten in total rushing yards and 10th in rushing yards per game.
Prior to promotion to running backs, Labath assisted the Iowa coaching staff with recruiting and team camp operations from 2016-17.
Labath graduated from Iowa in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in sport & recreation management after serving active duty in the United States Navy as an operations specialist from 2012-16. While serving in the Navy, he earned the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and Navy Good Conduct Award.
Labath is from Bettendorf, Iowa and is a 2012 graduate of Bettendorf High School.