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    Coaching Staff

    Mike Stoops
    Head coach
    Fourth year
    (12-22, 8-17 Pac-10)

    Sonny Dykes
    Offensive coordinator/quarterbacks
    First year
    Spread offense specialist
    Last seven years: Assistant with Texas Tech for seven bowl games
    Last four years: Led Tech to national top six in total offense and in passing (five years)
    Younger brother of Rick Dykes, Wildcat offensive coordinator in 2001-2002
    Directed offense that averaged 32.5 points per game in 2006
    Years in coaching: 13
    Age: 37

    Dana Dimel
    Tight ends/halfbacks
    Second year

    Mark Stoops
    Defensive coordinator/defensive backs
    Fourth year

    Tim Kish
    Assistant head coach/linebackers
    Fourth year

    Michael Smith
    Running backs
    First year
    Worked with Mike Stoops at Kansas State from 1995-1998
    Last year: Assistant at Rice for New Orleans Bowl; coached an 1,000-yard rusher for fifth consecutive season
    Helped develop six KSU running backs into NFL players
    Years in coaching: 12
    Age: 36

    Bill Bedenbaugh
    Offensive line/running game
    First year
    Spread offense specialist
    Last seven years: Assistant at Texas Tech for seven bowl games
    Last two years: Coached offensive line that reduced sacks from 36 to 19 from 2005-2006
    Years in coaching: 12
    Age: 35

    Darrell Wyatt
    Wide receivers/passing game
    First year
    Last year: Wide receivers coach for Minnesota Vikings
    2002-2005: Oklahoma receivers coach
    Directed Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Mark Clayton to two All-America honors (2003-2004)
    Years in coaching: 18
    Age: 40

    Mike Tuiasosopo
    Defensive tackles
    Fourth year

    Joe Robinson
    Special teams coordinator/defensive ends
    Fourth year

    Corey Edmond
    Strength coach
    Fourth year

    Brian Odom
    Assistant strength coach
    Third year

    Erick Harper
    Director of operations
    Fourth year

    Bill Baker
    Assistant director of operations
    First year

    Dave Nichol
    Offensive graduate assistant
    First year

    Brandon Shelby
    Defensive graduate assistant
    First year

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