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Report: Teryl Austin hired as Texas DC

Posted on: December 14, 2010 3:32 pm
Posted by Jerry Hinnen

Two offseasons ago, Auburn and Iowa State made a kind of coaching swap, as ISU head coach Gene Chizik went to the Plains and Tiger defensive coordinator Paul Rhoads became the new Iowa State head man.

If this report from the usually-reliable is accurate, Florida and Texas will be hoping for similar success after a similar swap of their 2010 defensive coordinators. You already know previous Longhorn DC Will Muschamp has gone to Gainesville as the Gators' new head coach, and now it turns out the guy who'll replace Muschamp in Austin is the guy left out of a job by Muschamp's arrival:

So much for the Randy Shannon talk.

As fallback plans to Muschamp go, Teryl Austin appears to be a good one, even besides the happy coincidence of his surname; the Gators finished ninth in the country in total defense and many weeks were forced to carry a Florida team devoid of any kind of offensive spark. Much like Muschamp's under-fire defense in Texas, you can't pin losses like the 10-7 debacle vs. Mississippi State on Austin's unit.

An argument could be made that Austin was blessed with an abundance of top-shelf talent and only had to maintain the previous good work done by Charlie Strong, but between his one successful season in Gainesville and always-handy-when-recruiting NFL ties, Mack Brown probably could have done worse.


Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 5:51 pm

Report: Teryl Austin hired as Texas DC

I actually witnessed this net directly on blogsearch truck, you may be a great bloger!

Since: Nov 29, 2006
Posted on: December 15, 2010 3:49 pm

Report: Teryl Austin hired as Texas DC

Is this CBS' new way of reporting?  Taking information from blogs?  Didn't this same blog say that Stoops was hired as the new coach at Florida just last SAturday?  Nice work wonder your ratings suck next to ABC's. 

Since: Sep 15, 2006
Posted on: December 14, 2010 3:50 pm

Report: Teryl Austin hired as Texas DC

Chip Brown is obviously Mack Brown's pen name.

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