TCU announced Sonny Cumbie has been hired as co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
Cumbie, an assistant the last four seasons at Texas Tech, joins Doug Meacham, who was named offensive coordinator last week.
TCU also announced it has signed Tyler Junior College transfers Kenny Iloka and Frank Kee. Iloka is a 6-2, 209-pound safety. Kee, a Mansfield Timberview grad, is a 6-4, 345-pound guard.
Iloka was rated No. 4 and Kee No. 3 at each position among JC players by Scout.com. Iloka is the brother of Cincinnati Bengals starting safety George Iloka.
UT coach committee
Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has appointed an eight-person advisory committee to help him find a new head football coach.
Seven of the eight people were on the committee appointed by school President Bill Powers to help him find a replacement for outgoing men’s athletic director DeLoss Dodds, which ended up being Patterson. The newcomer to the group is U.S. federal judge Ricardo Hinojosa.
The seven holdovers are: regents Steve Hicks and Robert Stillwell, professor Michael Clements, Texas Exes president Charles Matthews, former regent Robert Rowling, business executive Charles Tate, and former Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board chair Pamela Wileford.
Executive recruiting firm Korn/Ferry International was also hired.
•Fight Hunger Bowl:
The BYU-Washington game on Dec. 27 will be the first FBS game with two female officials.
Rick Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers, coached by his son, Richard Pitino, in the Armed Forces Classic on Nov. 14 in Puerto Rico.
•Bowling Green football:
Eastern Illinois coach Dino Babers, a former Baylor assistant under Art Briles, was hired to become the Falcons’ new football coach.