AUSTIN, Texas — Larry Fedora is no stranger to Texas football and is well connected to the Texas high school football coaching fraternity. He now is reportedly joining University of Texas' football program.

Fedora, a former assistant coach at state football power Garland High School has reportedly accepted an offensive analyst position on Tom Herman's Texas Longhorns staff. This was first reported by reporter, Anwar Richardson.

UT's staff was not able to confirm the hiring of Fedora.

Fedora's Wikipedia page currently lists him as hired at UT.

Fedora is a proponent of the spread offense Fedora drew several assistant coaching offers from top-tier schools including LSU and Alabama as well as some head coaching offers including Rice and Air Force. Earning $393,000 a year at Oklahoma State, Fedora was one of the top paid offensive coordinators in the country.

An analyst is essentially a coach behind the coaches, watching film and making suggestions for game planning.

Fedora owns a 79-62 record as a college football head coach, most recently at the University of North Carolina. Fedora was fired after a 2-9 season.

Former legendary Texas Longhorns head coach, Mack Brown, returned to North Carolina to succeed Fedora.

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The College Station, Texas native has built a reputation as an offensive mastermind. He was Mike Gundy's offensive coordinator from 2005 to 2007 at Oklahoma State and was instrumental in recruiting Dez Bryant.

Fedora received his first head coaching opportunity in college football in 2008 at the University of Southern Mississippi. His four seasons as the Golden Eagles' head coach are described as the most prolific four offensive seasons in USM's football history.

Fedora's brother, Lee Fedora, is currently the head football coach at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station.


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