Offensive coordinators can become hot commodities quickly, but TCU co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Sonny Cumbie said he’s not leaving Fort Worth any time soon.
“Yeah, yeah, I’ll be here next year,” he said. “I think ultimately, you have ambitions, personal goals in the business. But this is a great spot.”
Cumbie, who guided the development of quarterback Trevone Boykin, and co-offensive coordinator Doug Meacham helped the Horned Frogs offense rate among the top three in the nation in just one year on the job.
But Cumbie said it helped to have a strong defense, and it’s one of the main reasons to stay.
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“You have a chance to win every game,” he said. “This offense is really good when it’s clicking. But to ask this offense to go 12-for-12 for 12 games, it’s really hard. You’ve got to have a quarterback that can do some things, you’ve got to be able to run the ball when you’re not having a good day throwing it, like we were at West Virginia, and a defense that can win you the game. And we can do that.”
Cumbie continued, “It’s just a great place. And Coach Patterson is not going anywhere, so you have great stability. I’ve enjoyed learning from him. I enjoy Fort Worth.”
Carlos Mendez, 817-390-7407