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Sport Baylor hires ex-UNC coach Fedora as offensive coordinator

05:45  26 january  2020
05:45  26 january  2020 Source:   ap.org

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Baylor is expected to hire former North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora as its next offensive coordinator , sources told Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel. Fedora spent the 2019 season as an analyst at Texas after a seven-year stint as the head coach at UNC . Fedora had a 45-43 record in Chapel Hill

Baylor has hired former North Carolina coach Larry Fedora as the Bears' new offensive coordinator , the Prior to UNC , Fedora went 34-19 in four years at Southern Miss, leading the Pairing Fedora , one of the top offensive coaches in the game, with Munoz sets up the Bears to field

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Baylor has hired former North Carolina and Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for new head coach Dave Aranda.

Larry Fedora standing on a baseball field: North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. North Carolina State won 34-28 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)© APARC North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. North Carolina State won 34-28 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Fedora, an offensive analyst for Texas this past season, started his college coaching career at Baylor. He was a Bears assistant from 1991-96, first for Grant Teaff and then Chuck Reedy.

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SOURCE: # Baylor is hiring former USM and UNC head coach Larry Fedora as offensive coordinator . Aranda has already tipped his hand in terms of offensive goals for Baylor with the previously announced hire of Jorge Munoz as wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator .

Fedora served as run game coordinator in 2002, perimeter game coordinator in 2003 and offensive coordinator in 2004. He made a big splash in his first recruiting season, as Fedora was able to land Baylor coach Chuck Reedy, who'd given him his first full-time collegiate job, and said that he

Aranda also announced Saturday the retention of Joey McGuire, who was the associate head coach who served as interim head coach after Matt Rhule became coach of the NFL's Carolina Panthers.

McGuire is one of four staff members who were with Rhule all three seasons that are staying. The others are tight ends coach Shawn Bell, associate associate athletic director for football relations David Wetzel and Corey Campbell, who was promoted to director of athletic performance for football.

Fedora was offensive coordinator at Oklahoma State from 2005-07, before going to Southern Miss as head coach from 2008-11 and then North Carolina from 2012-18.

“Larry has a track record of explosive, prolific offenses. He will do a great job of spreading the ball around and making the defense have to defend every blade of grass," Aranda said. “He will maximize our playmakers and put them in space to create mismatches. He is a great motivator and a former head coach that I will rely on for advice.”

Fedora’s teams as both a head coach and play caller have averaged at least 400 yards and scored more than 30 points a game 11 times since 2006. He was previously an assistant at Air Force, Middle Tennessee and Florida.

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