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Applewhite has made no plans

Posted January 2nd, 2014

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Texas offensive coordinator Major Applewhite told the American-Statesman that he has not resigned as has been speculated on the Internet recently and is simply waiting to see what options he might have.

“That’s all nonsense,” Applewhite said when asked if it was true he had stepped down from his position on former coach Mack Brown’s staff. “It’s not true. I’m just weighing my options right now.”

Applewhite, a former Longhorn quarterback and assistant on Brown’s staff who was elevated to offensive coordinator after Bryan Harsin resigned to take a job at Arkansas State a year ago, said he will be paid his salary through August. His base salary was $600,000, but he made more in incentives. Until then, he will remain in Austin and field any offers that might come his way.

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Applewhite, 35, said he has not been offered any job yet.

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