COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. -- Former Douglas High School varsity football coach Joe Polamalu is the new head coach at Cottage Grove High School, the school reported Wednesday afternoon.

"We are pleased to announce that Joe Polamalu will be the new counselor at Lincoln Middle School and head football coach here at CGHS," the school's Facebook account said. "Joe has 18 years of experience in counseling and 12 years experience as a head high school football coach. He has worked in multiple districts and was given glowing reviews by his references for both his coaching and counseling skills. Please join us in welcoming Joe to South Lane!"

200701 Polamalu to CG FB post