Texas hires Darrell Wyatt to coach WRs

Texas announced Sunday that it has hired Darrell Wyatt as wide receivers coach/co-recruiting coordinator.

Wyatt had been the co-offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach at Kansas.

"Darrell's someone who has coached in the NFL and has been recognized as one of the nation’s top recruiters," Texas coach Mack Brown said in a news release. "He has extensive experience working in the Big 12 and recruiting in all parts of Texas. He is a great addition to our staff."

Wyatt replaces Bobby Kennedy, who left Texas to become the receivers coach at Colorado.

"Texas is the type of place where the sky's the limit on what you can accomplish," Wyatt said in the release. "They have great resources, a tremendous fan base and compete for championships. The level of expectations are extremely high and that's something I definitely will embrace."

Wyatt was the receivers coach for the Minnesota Vikings in 2006. He was at Southern Mississippi for two seasons before he went to Kansas last year.

He also has coached at Trinity Valley CC in Athens, Texas, Sam Houston State, Wyoming, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Arizona.

The Killeen, Texas, native played collegiately at Trinity Valley and Kansas State.