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The word coming down today, with considerable confidence, is that Teryl Austin will be named the new defensive coordinator at Texas. The writing was on the wall when the job description went online yesterday, and it matched his experience perfectly.

I’m not sure what to think about this hire. He’s a bit of an unknown, as opposed to Muschamp, who was already on everyone’s radar when he moved to the Forty Acres.

Austin was promoted from defensive back position coach …

Coordinator Search at Texas

Please be aware that this situation is highly fluid. What I’m writing below is speculation based upon rumor. Even if it’s accurate right now, it could change in an hour.

So, apparently Randy Shannon is in the driver seat for defensive coordinator. They’re supposed to be in negotiations today. If it’s going to happen, it’ll probably happen today, but it might not be announced right away.

I’d be happy with this choice. Shannon wasn’t a very good head coach, but …