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Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Report: Bob Davie hired at New Mexico

By Andrea Adelson


Bob Davie has been hired as the next coach at New Mexico, ESPN's Joe Schad is reporting.

Davie, who coached at Notre Dame from 1997-2001, is set to replace Mike Locksley. The Lobos are in need of a major rebuilding project. Locksley won just two games in his two-plus seasons at New Mexico. He was fired in September, and New Mexico just won its first game of the season last week.

The Lobos have not had a winning season since 2007. Davie, who works as an analyst for ESPN, last served as a head coach with the Irish 10 years ago. He was 35-25 as head coach at Notre Dame, where he had the tough task of succeeding Lou Holtz.