Texas looking for new assistant coaches
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas regents went behind
closed doors to discuss candidates for Longhorns offensive and
defensive coordinators and authorized coach Mack Brown and school
officials to negotiate contracts.
The meeting Friday was conducted by telephone from the regents'
headquarters in Austin and was attended in person by school
President William Powers Jr. and athletic director DeLoss Dodds.
Brown didn't attend.
Powers and Dodds wouldn't say which assistant coaching
candidates were discussed and declined to comment when asked if
hirings were imminent. The formal motion approved by the regents
said other coaches not discussed in the meeting could also be
Brown is searching for coordinators on both sides of the ball
after a 5-7 season, Texas' first losing season since 1997. Longtime
offensive coordinator Greg Davis resigned Dec. 6 and defensive
coordinator Will Muschamp left Dec. 11 to become Florida's head
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