Bennie Wylie is crossing the Red River.
Oklahoma announced earlier this week that Wylie, who served as the strength coach at Texas from 2011-13, will be the Sooners’ new director of sports performance. He had been working as a private trainer in Abilene after leaving Austin.
— Lincoln Riley (@LincolnRiley) January 17, 2018
The move got the blessing of former Longhorns coach Mack Brown, who tweeted a supportive message to Wylie after the move became official.
— Mack Brown (@CoachMackBrown) January 16, 2018
Wylie worked for Brown during his final three seasons at Texas. Prior to that Wylie led the strength programs for Tennessee (2010) and Texas Tech (2002-09). He also spent four years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Dallas Cowboys (1999-02), where he worked with former Oklahoma strength coach Joe Juraszek.
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