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Coaching staff update: Texas Tech

Here's a quick look at where the Texas Tech coaching staff stands as of Thursday, Jan. 18.

But first, a quick glance at how the Red Raiders finished in 2017.

2017 Result
6-7 overall, eighth place in the Big 12 (3-6), lost to South Florida in the Birmingham Bowl

2017 Coaching Staff
Head coach: Kliff Kingsbury
Offensive coordinator/inside receivers: Eric Morris
Defensive coordinator/safeties: David Gibbs
Associate head coach/running backs: Jabbar Juluke
Special teams coordinator: Joe Robinson
Offensive line: Brandon Jones
Outside receivers: Emmett Jones
Defensive line: Terrance Jamison
Linebackers: Zac Spavital
Defensive backs: Karl Scott

2017 Key Off-the-Field Staff
Head strength coach: Rusty Whitt
Chief of staff: Kenny Bell
DFO: Tommy McVay
Player personnel director: Jason Reed

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2018 Changes
Morris took the head coaching job at Incarnate Word. Juluke returned to Louisiana as the associate head coach and running backs coach at Louisiana-Lafayette. Robinson was not retained. Scott joined Juluke at Louisiana-Lafayette as defensive coordinator, then left a month later to join the Alabama staff.

Clay Jennings was hired away from Houston as defensive backs coach. Former Red Raider Brett Dewhurst was also hired as safeties coach, which means Gibbs will have to switch positions in 2018.

The offensive coordinator job remains open at this time, as does the running backs job. Special teams duties have not been divvied up, either.

Tenth Assistant
No action has been taken as of yet though, with two hires replacing one departure on defense, expect the 10th assistant to handle running backs or receivers, depending on who the offensive coordinator ends up being.

2018 Coaching Staff
Head coach: Kliff Kingsbury
Offensive coordinator: TBD
Defensive coordinator/safeties: David Gibbs
Special teams coordinator: TBD
Running backs: TBD
Offensive line: Brandon Jones
Outside receivers: Emmett Jones
Defensive line: Terrance Jamison
Linebackers: Zac Spavital
Safeties: Brett Dewhurst
10th Assistant: TBD

2018 Key Off-the-Field Staff
Head strength coach: Rusty Whitt
Chief of staff: Kenny Bell
DFO: Tommy McVay
Player personnel director: Jason Reed

Disclaimer: The information provided here is current as of time of publishing. Any further changes to the staff will be posted to The Scoop.