Harsin Named Co-Offensive Coordinator at Texas

BOISE, Idaho - Bryan Harsin, the Boise State football team's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the past five seasons, was named co-offensive coordinator at the University of Texas, Friday.

Harsin has been named co-offensive coordinator of the Longhorns alongside running backs coach Major Applewhite. Harsin will work with Applewhite in developing game plans. Harsin will handle play-calling duties. He will also act as quarterbacks coach.  

Harsin, who was a quarterback for the Broncos from 1995-99, joined the Boise State coaching staff as a graduate assistant in 2001. After serving as tight ends coach from 2002-05, Harsin was promoted to offensive coordinator in 2006.

"I would like to express my deepest gratitude for all that coach Harsin has contributed during his time at Boise State," Bronco head coach Chris Petersen said Friday. "Coach Harsin has played an integral role in the success that Boise State has enjoyed over the past 10 seasons. I certainly want to wish him all the best in the future."

Coach Petersen is currently on the recruiting trail and is not available for further comment.

For the complete release from Texas' Media Relations Office, CLICK HERE.

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