Television station KOTV out of Tulsa reported during their Sunday night “Oklahoma Sports Blitz” show that Arkansas offensive coordinator and receivers coach Gus Malzahn has reportedly agreed to become the co-offensive coordinator for the Tulsa Hurricanes and their new head coach, Todd Graham.
Graham announced earlier on Sunday that he would be bringing six of his former assistants from Rice to join his staff. Another assistant coach listed in the release, West Virginia tight ends coach Herb Hand, was named co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. The person who would be assuming the other co-offensive coordinator position was not announced. Reportedly, that is the position that Malzahn will fill.
Update 8:15 a.m.: Bo Mattingly reports on Press Row that Malzahn has agreed to a three year contract as Tulsa assistant head coach and co-offensive coordinator. A news conference is reportedly scheduled for later today.
Update 8:20 a.m.: Mattingly has additional details over on the Razorback Nation web site.
Update 9:40 a.m.: Joe Schad over at ESPN.com is now reporting the story.
Update 1:40 p.m.: J.R. and Henry provide their take.
Update 2:45 p.m.: It’s official.