Chicago Bears add ex-Texas coach Tom Herman to staff

By Field Level Media
Dec 29, 2020; San Antonio, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman is being interviewed during the first half against the Colorado Buffaloes at Alamodome. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Chicago Bears added former Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman to their staff on Monday.

Herman’s title is “offensive analyst/special projects.”

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Herman, 45, guided Texas to a 7-3 record in 2020 and a 32-18 record over four seasons.

He led the Longhorns to four straight bowl wins, including a 55-23 victory against Colorado in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio on Dec. 29.

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Four days later, Herman was fired and replaced by former Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian.

Herman guided the Houston Cougars to a 22-4 record and two bowl appearances from 2015-16 before taking over in Austin. He also served as the offensive coordinator at Ohio State (2012-14), Iowa State (2009-11), Rice (2007-08) and Texas State (2005-06).

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–Field Level Media