Texas State has named West Virginia offensive coordinator Jake Spavital its next coach.
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Sources: Texas State is finalizing an agreement with West Virginia offensive coordinator Jake Spavital to make him the next Bobcats' coach. The deal should be completed soon. Spavital, 33, has served as an offensive coordinator at WVU, Cal and Texas A&M. He replaces Everett Withers, fired Nov. 18 after three seasons at Texas State.
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Texas State has fired coach Everett Withers after falling to 3-8 on Saturday with a 12-7 loss to Troy. The Bobcats were 2-10 in each of Withers' first two seasons.
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Georgia fans have been complaining about their team not getting enough national recognition, but after going from No. 2 overall to the Coveted Fifth Spot, they've earned the Bottom 10's respect.
Sometimes writers have to get creative when covering losing teams, which is why we're deferring to the experts this week.
Arkansas, Nebraska and UCLA have a combined 1-12 record this season, so Bottom 10 headquarters has put them all together to create one super (bad) team.
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