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Oklahoma Reportedly Adding Big Name To Its Coaching Staff

Oklahoma's men's basketball team is currently playing in the NCAA Tournament, so college football probably isn't on the mind of any Sooners fans.

Still, we've got some major OU football news to report.

Oklahoma is reportedly set to add a big name to its coaching staff.

The Sooners are reportedly hiring ex-Nebraska defensive coordinator and former UCONN head coach Bob Diaco. He'll reportedly serve as a defensive analyst.

From the Omaha World-Herald:

Former Nebraska defensive coordinator Bob Diaco has been hired by Oklahoma as a defensive analyst, according to multiple reports.

Diaco was Nebraska's highest paid assistant in history when hired in January 2017. He ushered in a brand new 3-4 defense that turned sour during Nebraska's 4-8 season. Nebraska allowed 36.4 points per game last season, 436 yards of total offense per game and was last in the Big Ten in total defense. Nebraska gave up more than 500 yards four times in 2017, something no Husker defense had ever done before.

Diaco, 45, was Nebraska's defensive coordinator for just one season. He served as UCONN's head coach from 2014-16. Diaco was previously the defensive coordinator at Notre Dame.

An official announcement on the hire could be coming soon.