Texas added another defensive piece to the 2018 recruiting class.


Fox Sports’ Torres: Todd Orlando could be UConn head coaching target

Posted December 26th, 2016


Fox Sports reporter Aaron Torres threw out an interesting name for the now vacant head coaching job at the University of Connecticut: newly hired Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando.

The Huskies fired head coach Bob Diaco after he went 11-26 in three seasons, and as Torres points out, Orlando has ties to the program’s winningest head coach, Randy Edsall.

Before Texas fans start making a defensive coordinator wishlist, Torres added this:

Orlando coached at UConn from 1999 to 2010, serving as the defensive coordinator from 2006 to 2010. He left for stops at Florida International and Utah State before joining  new Texas head coach Tom Herman at Houston in 2015. Orlando was briefly the interim coach at Houston before Major Applewhite was hired as the head coach. Orlando officially joined Texas last week.



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