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Spavital named next head coach at Texas State

Offensive coordinator leaves WVU after two seasons in position

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia offensive coordinator Jake Spavital has been named the new head coach at Texas State.

The program announced its new hire in a tweet Wednesday afternoon:

Spavital’s second stint at WVU ends after two seasons. He was also the quarterback’s coach in 2011-12.

Under Spavital, the Mountaineers were one of the nation's top offenses in 2018. They scored more than 42 points per game this season and racked up 5,724 yards of total offense.

Before WVU, Spavital spent short stints as an assistant at Texas A&M (2013-15) and California (2016).

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