Defensive line coach Brick Haley will stay at Texas after being pursued by Texas A&M, according to Scout and 247Sports.
Haley had spent recent days deciding between the two schools and apparently received a pay bump to return for his second season at Texas in 2016. Last year, Haley made $235,00.
Haley’s interest in A&M had at least something to do with his relationship with Aggies defensive coordinator John Chavis, with whom Haley coached with at LSU. Chavis was also defensive coordinator at Alabama A&M when Haley was a linebacker with the program.
Losing Haley could have put Longhorns coach Charlie Strong in a tricky situation because Haley had built a relationship with several members of the Longhorns’ 2016 recruiting class, including five defensive tackles.
Strong must still hire a defensive backs coach to replace Chris Vaughn, who left the program last week over allegations that he broke NCAA recruiting rules when he coached at Ole Miss.
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