Sources tell FootballScoop Ole Miss is strongly considering hiring Coleman Hutzler from the University of Texas.

At Texas, Hutzler served as co-defensive coordinator (linebackers). He previously served as special teams coordinator at South Carolina for several seasons under Will Muschamp.

Hutzlers also worked with Muschamp, and notably with Ole Miss co-defensive coordinator DJ Durkin, at Florida in 2010, ’11 and ’14.

Ole Miss is losing special teams coordinator Blake Gideon to Texas, his alma mater.

If Ole Miss hires Hutzler, it would be logical for him to serve as special teams coordinator and to assist Durkin with linebackers.

As of last night no deal was in place. Will update when more is clear.

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