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UNT alumni Cobbs and Jennings return as assistant football coaches

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The North Texas Mean Green football coaching staff filled two vacancies after naming two former football players as assistant coaches Monday morning. Patrick Cobbs, former Mean Green running back and

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8 hours ago, Skipper said:

The North Texas Mean Green football coaching staff filled two vacancies after naming two former football players as assistant coaches Monday morning. Patrick Cobbs, former Mean Green running back and

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"Jennings played defensive back for the Mean Green’s 1994 Southland Conference Championship run and served as a graduate assistant for North Texas in 1997. Since his departure from Denton, Jennings has made stops at several Power 5 schools, including Baylor, Arkansas, Texas and most recently Texas Tech, where he served as the defensive backs coach under Kliff Kingsbury. Jennings will replace Nate Brown, who left the team after last season."

 

He played in the DL...……...THE DL!...………...https://texassports.com/coaches.aspx?rc=1263&path=football

 

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"A four-year letterwinner (1992-95) as a defensive lineman and special teams standout at North Texas, Jennings was a member of the Mean Green’s 1994 Southland Conference championship team and the school’s first NCAA FBS squad in 1995. He began his coaching career as a student assistant (1996) and then graduate assistant (1997) at North Texas before moving on to Morehouse."

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I didn’t realize until reading the press release about Jennings that he worked 3 years for Art Briles both at Houston and Baylor before moving on to Patterson and TCU. I wonder if he could give any insight on the morality of those programs at UH and BU under Briles at that time.

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He has the reputation of being a top shelf recruiter and been at some big places so he can certainly evaluate talent.  Nice pickup!

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