Major Applewhite Leaving Texas Longhorns?

By Naiwrita Sinha, Gaea News Network
Sunday, December 12, 2010

AUSTIN ( It seems that the Texas Longhorns are going through a tough phase. After the loss of Will Muschamp, Major Applewhite is also heading towards the Florida Gators, reports have claimed. Yes, Texas Longhorns assistant head coach Major Applewhite is supposedly moving in the direction of the former Texas head coach. A source close to the Florida Gators camp said that Major Applewhite will become the offensive co-ordinator at the Florida Gators camp.

Although nothing has been confirmed as of now, that has not barred the numerous speculations rising after it got confirmed that Will Muschamp is the new Florida Gators head coach. Another source was seen posting in his Tweeter account about the latest buzz that the assistant head coach of Texas will shortly be joining the Florida camp. However, there has been no confirmation from the side of Major Applewhite himself. The way Texas Longhorns right now is losing a lot, there is a high chance that the rumor might turn out to be true. If this turns out to be true, Texas Longhorns will receive the receive latest blow.

Major Applewhite was previously a Texas Longhorns quarterback from 1998 - 2001, when he had set some record winning streaks for his team. After that he assumed the role of an assistant in the team. Later on his shift to the Syracuse Orangemen saw him as the quarterback coach for one of their toughest season in 2005, where the Orangemen created the worst record in the result of school history. He has also been the offensive coordinator at the Rice University and at Alabama. In 2008, he made a comeback at the Texas Longhorns as the assistant head coach and the running backs coach.

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