Sonny Cumbie is expected to meet with Texas coach Charlie Strong next week after the Longhorns complete their season and talk about becoming UT’s play-caller in 2016, a source close to Cumbie said.
On Monday, Strong said he had not spoken with Cumbie, TCU’s co-offensive coordinator since 2014. The former Texas Tech quarterback finished his playing career and then joined the Red Raiders as an assistant, working his way up to co-offensive coordinator in 2013.
Cumbie has called plays only once in his coaching career — Tech’s 34-31 victory over Minnesota in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl.
Texas athletic director Mike Perrin sidestepped a question Thursday about whether he has begun talks with Strong about remaking the offensive staff. “I’ll deal with that in due time,” Perrin told the Statesman.
Asked if there was a cap on what he’d spend for a new offensive coordinator, Perrin said, “Not at present.”
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