Former UCLA coordinator Norvell hired at Oklahoma

Associated Press - January 17, 2008 6:35 PM ET

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has hired former college teammate Jay Norvell as his co-offensive coordinator.

This fills the position that came open when Kevin Sumlin left to become Houston's head coach.

Norvell played at Iowa with Stoops in the early 1980s.

He will be in charge of the Sooners' wide receivers.

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