Texas fires Todd Orlando, demotes Tim Beck



Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando was let go by the school on Sunday. Photo: Nick Wagner, MBO / Associated Press / Austin American-Statesman

Photograph: Nick Wagner, MBO / Related Press

Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando was let go by the college on Sunday.

Texas soccer coach Tom Herman fired defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and demoted offensive coordinator Tim Beck, the college introduced on Sunday.

Along with Orlando, who had been with Herman at Houston, the college is parting methods with Drew Mehringer and Corby Meekins, two offensive coaches concerned with the receivers. Meekins will keep in an administrative capability.

Beck will not be offensive coordinator however proceed in his function as quarterbacks coach by means of the group’s bowl sport.

“After taking time, trying again and evaluating the season in its totality, I’m very disillusioned in our efficiency in various areas in 2019,” Herman mentioned in a press release launched by the college. “7-5 won’t ever be our customary at Texas and I take full duty for any and all of our shortcomings and know we have to do a greater job teaching throughout the board. With that mentioned, I do imagine the long run may be very brilliant, have determined to make some modifications to our workers as we head into bowl preparation and look to complete sturdy within the closing weeks of fall recruiting.”

Co-defensive coordinator/safeties coach Craig Naivar will assume the defensive coordinator tasks on an interim foundation, whereas a nationwide seek for Orlando’s alternative begins, the college introduced.



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