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As linked within, it is being widely reported that current wide receivers coach Trey Haverty has resigned at TCU and will be the safeties coach at Texas Tech for head coach Kliff Kingsbury.
Coach: Trey Haverty
Alma Mater: Texas Tech
2005: Midlothian High School
2006: Cisco Junior College, Receivers
2007-2009: TCU, Graduate Assistant
2010: Millsaps College, Defensive Coordinator
2011: TCU, Safeties
2012: TCU, Wide Receivers
Per RRS.com's Chris Level, TCU wide receivers coach Trey Haverty has resigned at TCU and should be coaching safeties at Texas Tech:
Just got this from Trey Haverty, "I resigned (from TCU) this afternoon, I'll be in Lbk on Tuesday." Expected to coach safeties for Kliff.— Chris Level (@ChrisLevel) December 31, 2012
If you're keeping track, I don't think anything has been officially confirmed, but from what we have been able to gather, head coach Kliff Kingsbury has assembled a staff of Eric Morris(possibly some sort of receivers coach?), Sonny Cumbie (maybe quarterbacks?), Kevin Curtis (cornerbacks), Mike Smith (co-DC and possibly linebackers?), Lee Hays (offensive line), Chad Dennis (strength & conditioning) and now Haverty. ED. Forgot to add the possibility of James Colzie as special teams coach. Of those coaches, Morris, Cumbie, Curtis, Smith and Haverty are former Red Raiders. I've also held off on posting the coaching profiles for the coaches that I've written as I'm still a bit foggy on the position that each of these guys will coach. With Curtis and Haverty, we can now somewhat assume that Curtis will coach the cornerbacks and Haverty will coach the safeties.
Haverty had a terrific career at Texas Tech, was named as an All-American in 2004 and led the Big 12 in receptions with 77.
It is actually a pretty interesting coaching pedigree in that I really thought that Haverty had been at TCU since he was originally a graduate assistant. I had no idea that he was named as the defensive coordinator at Millsaps College, which is a small liberal arts college in Jackson, Mississippi. I have not looked up those statistics, but after one year at Millsaps, Haverty returned to TCU to coach the safeties.
Ironically, Haverty replaced former Texas Tech defensive coordinator, Chad Glasgow, who was coaching safeties at the time for TCU. Then, in 2012 Haverty was moved to wide receivers coach. Glasgow was terminated at Texas Tech, as we all recall, and then Patterson hired Glasgow again as the safeties coach, which then required Haverty to find a new position to coach. Haverty spent a total of five years in Ft. Worth and I'm guessing that he focused quite a bit of time on the defense and as mentioned above, I'm sure that the move to the offensive side of the ball was because Glasgow had seniority over Haverty in some respect.
The biggest discussion is that Kingsbury is getting the gang all back together and we have to believe that at some point, one of these hires isn't going to work out and Kingsbury is going to have to fire one of his friends. There should be nine coaches total, including the head coach, I think, on a coaching staff. I think that leaves one more person to be the defensive coordinator.