Walker leaving New Mexico State job for NFL
DeWayne Walker is leaving his job as head coach at New Mexico State only two weeks before signing day to take an assistant coach job with the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source told CBS Thursday morning. Walker told his staff on Thursday that he will be leaving.
DeWayne Walker is leaving his job as head coach at New Mexico State only two weeks before signing day to take an assistant coach job with the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source told CBS on Thursday morning. Walker broke the news to his staff on Thursday.
The 52-year-old Walker went 10-40 in his four seasons with the Aggies. Before getting hired at NMSU, Walker had been the defensive coordinator at UCLA. Before that, he was a defensive backs coach for the Washington Redskins, New York Giants and New England Patriots. While in the NFL, Walker coached under Joe Gibbs, Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick, among others.
In 2012, the Aggies went 1-11 and were 0-6 in the WAC. NMSU offensive coordinator Doug Martin is figured to be in line to get the head coaching job, a source told CBS. The 49-year-old Martin spent seven seasons as the head coach at Kent State, going 29-53.
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