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Texas State names Chris Woods interim coach

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Chris Woods has been named the Texas State Bobcats interim head coach. He replaces Everett Withers, who was fired on Sunday.

Woods will coach the team in their season finale against the Arkansas State Red Wolves. He’ll attempt to guide the team to its fourth win of the season, as they presently stand at 3-8.


He was previously the team’s defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach prior to the promotion. Woods was in his first season with the school.

For three seasons prior to Texas State, he worked as a defensive quality control coach with the Oklahoma Sooners. During those three seasons, the team won three straight Big 12 Conference Championships.

They also made two appearances in the College Football Playoff.

Prior to Oklahoma, he was the Holmes Community College Bulldogs defensive coordinator for three seasons. He also spent one season as the Columbia Lions defensive coordinator and linebackers coach.

He worked at Bryant College for three seasons as the Bulldogs defensive line coach and special teams coordinator before arriving at Columbia. He also coached the Harvard Crimson as their linebackers and special teams coach in 2007.

He was the Skyhawks head coach at Stonehill College for three seasons. He also was the Mountaineers head coach for three seasons at Mansfield.

Before arriving at Mansfield, he was the Tigers defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Wittenberg. He also served as the Panthers interim head coach at Plymouth State following two seasons as defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.


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