Texas tapped Boise State offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin to take over play-calling duties from departed longtime offensive coordinator Greg Davis. Harsin will share offensive coordinator duties with current Texas running backs coach Major Applewhite.
Harsin comes to Texas after 10 years as a member of the Boise State staff, including five seasons as offensive coordinator. He was a finalist for the 2009 Frank Broyles Award, which goes to the top assistant coach in the country. Harsin's scoring offenses ranked in the top five in four of his five seasons, with the lone "off" year being a 12th place finish in 2008. Over that time period, Harsin's offenses have averaged a staggering 41.4 points per game.
Harsin's offenses have a reputation for utilizing formations and pre-snap motion to outflank defenses, essentially putting his players in winning situations before the ball is even snapped. Boise State scored 45.1 points per game in 2010.