Texas A&M hires Mazzone as offensive coordinator

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M has hired Noel Mazzone as offensive coordinator.

The Aggies said Friday that the contract is pending approval by university President Michael K. Young and the Texas A&M system board of regents.

The 58-year-old Mazzone spent the past four seasons as UCLA's offensive coordinator after two seasons at Arizona State. He was recently hospitalized for a blood clot in his lung and worked UCLA's Foster Farms Bowl loss to Nebraska from the press box instead of his usual spot on the field.

Mazzone replaced Jake Spavital at Texas A&M.

Mazzone was the New York Jets' wide receivers coach from 2006-08 and spent the 2009 season as a personnel consultant for the franchise. Mazzone also has coached at Mississippi, Auburn, North Carolina State, Oregon State, Minnesota, TCU and Colorado State and was a graduate assistant as his alma mater of New Mexico. He played quarterback for New Mexico and led the Lobos in passing in 1976 and 1977.

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