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Lincoln Riley announces promotion for key member of OU’s coaching staff

Lincoln Riley announces promotion for key member of OU’s coaching staff

Lincoln Riley announced Dennis Simmons had earned a promotion at the end of his National Signing Day press conference.

“He’s been tremendous obviously for us. His record speaks for itself,” Riley said at the end of his press conference.

Previously the associate head coach and outside receivers coach, Simmons has now earned the position of passing game coordinator.

Simmons and Riley’s relationship dates all the way back to their Texas Tech days, when they were on the Red Raiders staff together.

For the complete article, please visit https://www.si.com/college/oklahoma/football/oklahoma-promotes-dennis-simmons 

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Ryan Chapman covers Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder for 107.7 The Franchise since 2019. In December of 2020, Chapman was named the Deputy Editor of Sports Illustrated Sooners, and he also is a contributor for Sports Illustrated Thunder. Chapman has previously worked for OCCC's Student Newspaper, The Pioneer, where Chapman covered the Oklahoma City Energy, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, Oklahoma Athletics and the Oklahoma City Thunder. During his time with The Pioneer, Chapman served as the Sports Editor as well as the Editor-in-Chief.

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