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TCU hires former Cal coach Sonny Dykes to staff

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Sonny Dykes is heading back to the Big 12. was the first to report TCU is hiring the former California and Louisiana Tech coach.

Dykes’ role with the Horned Frogs is not yet known, but there is a potential opening at co-offensive coordinator after Doug Meacham left his role last week to take the offensive coordinator position at Kansas. But, Sonny Cumbie, TCU’s other co-offensive coordinator, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he will call offensive plays in 2017.

After going 19-30 over his four seasons, Cal fired Dykes last Sunday.Dykes was replaced by Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox. Prior to Cal, Dykes went 22-15 in three years at Louisiana Tech.

Dykes is a Texas native, his father, Spike Dykes, was a legendary coach at Texas Tech. Sonny spent time on the Red Raiders staff from 2000-2006 as the wide receivers coach and the co-offensive coordinator. He then joined Arizona as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach from 2007-2009.

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