Texas State head football coach Everett Withers announced Monday the addition of two new members to his football family, as Troy Douglas and Mike George were both officially added to the staff.
Troy Douglas, who previously coached at Mich. State, USF & UNC among others, named safeties coach at Texas State
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Douglas will work as Withers’ new safeties coach, while George will act as as a director of player personnel. The school also announced that Assistant Head Coach/ Defensive Coordinator Randall McCray will move to the Inside Linebackers position for the Bobcats.
The school issued a release Monday confirming the news. More from Texas State’s official athletic website TXStateBobcats.com:
“We are excited to add Troy Douglas to our coaching staff,” Withers said. “Troy is an excellent fit in the culture of Texas State Football. He has a great coaching history and experience coaching great players at programs around the country and in the state of Texas.”
“We also are excited to bring Mike’s recruiting knowledge and expertise to San Marcos,” said Withers. “He will add immediate value to our recruiting efforts for years to come.”
Douglas has had numerous coaching gigs and has worked at Michigan State, South Florida, North Carolina, Indiana, South Carolina State, SMU, Iowa State, UTEP and East Tennessee State in the past. Meanwhile, George comes to Texas State after spending the last seven years with the Ohio Bobcats.
Texas State is coming off a difficult 2015 campaign in which it went 3-9 overall and 2-6 in Sun Belt action, in which it came in 10th place. The Bobcats will open their 2016 season when they play at Ohio University on Saturday, September 3, 2016.