FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – After weeks of speculation, Sonny Dykes is set to be introduced as TCU’s new coach after four seasons at SMU. Watch live above.
Dykes will replace Gary Patterson, who left on October 31 in his 21st season with four games left.
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The Big 12 school finally acknowledged the move publicly after welcoming Dykes to the Fort Worth campus Monday night to meet his new team.
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There have been several reports over the past month citing unnamed sources that Dykes would be Horned Frogs’ new coach.
The decision sparked several debates on social media, with TCU and SMU fans expressing both enthusiasm and frustration over the decision.
SMU announced that Dykes ‘replacement would be Miami offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee, who served as offensive coordinator for the Mustangs from 2018-19 as a member of Dykes’ staff before joining the Hurricanes.
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