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Report: Mark Stoops hired at Florida State

Arizona defensive coordinator Mark Stoops will leave the UA football team for the same position at Florida State, according to multiple media outlets, including

The brother of UA head coach Mike Stoops, Mark is currently in his sixth season at Arizona. Before that he coached at Miami (Fla.), South Florida, Houston and Wyoming.

Mark Stoops, 42, replaces Mickey Andrews, who announced his retirement last month. He was also a top candidate for the head coaching job at Youngstown State.

The Wildcats play Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 30 in San Diego.

Mark Stoops’ Coaching History

1990    Graduate assistant coach    Iowa

1991    Graduate assistant coach    Iowa

1992    Athletics Director/DBs    Nordonia Hills H.S.

1993    Athletics Director/ DBs    Nordonia Hills H.S.

1994    Athletics Director/ DBs    Nordonia Hills H.S.

1995    Athletics Director/ DBs    Nordonia Hills H.S.

1996    Assistant coach/ DBs    South Florida

1997    Assistant coach/ DBs    Wyoming

1998    Assistant coach/ DBs    Wyoming

1999    Assistant coach/ DBs    Wyoming

2000    Co-def. coordinator/ DBs    Houston

2001    Assistant coach/ DBs    Miami

2002    Assistant coach/ DBs s    Miami

2003    Assistant coach/DBs    Miami

2004    Defensive Coordinator/DBs    Arizona

2005    Defensive Coordinator/DBs    Arizona

2006    Defensive Coordinator/DBs    Arizona

2007    Defensive Coordinator/DBs    Arizona

2008    Defensive Coordinator/DBs    Arizona

2009    Defensive Coordinator/DBs    Arizona

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