|Herring hired as A&M's defensive coordinator|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 04 January 2008 14:07|
The 48-year-old Herring was the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Arkansas for the past three seasons for Houston Nutt, who resigned on Nov. 26. Nutt's successor, Bobby Petrino, hired Mississippi State defensive coordinator Ellis Johnson.
M's interim coach on Nov. 24, the day after Franchione resigned, and coached the Aggies through their 24-17 loss to Penn State in the Alamo Bowl. Sherman, hired on Nov. 26, permanently replaced Franchione this week.