UT's tight end Quincy Vasser, from left, offensive lineman Garrett Graf and wide receiver John Burt celebrate their win over Texas Tech at AT&T Jones Stadium in Lubbock on Nov. 5, 2016. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Texas lifts strength and conditioning assistant coach from Cal

Posted July 27th, 2017


The weight room at Texas just got a little more crowded.

On Thursday, Adam Potts announced that he had been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Texas. Potts will be one of five assistant coaches working for Yancy McKnight, who runs the football program’s strength and conditioning program.

Potts spent the past 18 months as an assistant at Cal, working with the school’s football, golf and women’s rowing teams.  He has also held similar jobs at Iowa State and Lamar.

Potts worked from 2014-15 at Iowa State. Until he left for Houston in 2015, McKnight served as the Cyclones’ Director of Strength and Conditioning.

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