Texas offensive line coach, Joe Wickline, left, speaks with (66) Sedrick Flowers during a break in action against TCU held at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. TCU defeated Texas 50-7. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American-Statesman)

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West Virginia hires former UT coach Joe Wickline as offensive coordinator

Posted January 15th, 2016

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Joe Wickline, who recently was fired by Texas coach Charlie Strong, has quickly found a new job.

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen hired Wickline to be his offensive coordinator, although it’s believed that Holgorsen still will call the plays. Wickline was fired by Strong last month.

Holgorsen and Wickline both worked for Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy in 2010. Wickline’s presence at Texas was controversial. Oklahoma State said Wickline was in breach of his contract and wanted $600,000 when Texas hired him in 2014. Sides recently settled for $250,000.

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Wickline served as UT’s offensive co-coordinator and line coach. For more information, check out StatesmanU.

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