Sherman may have RB coach lined up

After a big weekend of recruiting news, Aggie head coach Mike Sherman may also have some big news on the coaching front. Aggie Websider takes a look at Randy Jordan, who is rumored to be the next A&M running backs coach.

With more than 20 recruits in town for visits, it was already a big weekend in College Station. But there was also news on the coaching front, as Mike Sherman apparently offered Randy Jordan a spot on his new staff as running backs coach.

Jordan is rumored to have accepted the job, and an announcement is expected later this week.

A nine-year veteran of the NFL, Jordan has spent the last four years as the Nebraska running backs coach after serving as special teams assistant with the Oakland Raiders under Bill Callahan. He has played and coached in the West Coast Offense, which makes him an extremely valuable teacher as Sherman implements his new offensive system at A&M.

Jordan followed Callahan from Oakland to Nebraska and coached a group of running backs in 2006 that produced nearly 2,400 rushing yards and 26 rushing touchdowns. The Huskers finished No. 23 nationally in rushing offense in 2006 after a No. 107 ranking in 2005.

Before entering the coaching ranks, Jordan garnered nine years of NFL experience as a running back, playing in 122 career games from 1993 to 2002. He began his playing career with the Los Angeles Raiders, before joining the expansion Jacksonville Jaguars for three seasons, beginning in 1995. Jordan scored Jacksonville's first-ever touchdown on a 71-yard reception against Cincinnati in 1995. He returned to the Raiders in 1998 where he played the next five seasons.

Jordan also had a standout collegiate career at the University of North Carolina, where he played for Mack Brown from 1989 to 1992, earning three letters for the Tar Heels. He rushed for 1,134 yards and nine touchdowns in his career, including 618 yards and seven touchdowns in 1991.

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