NORMAN, Oklahoma (CBSDFW.COM/AP) –A source said today that Oklahoma has hired Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables as head coach to replace Lincoln Riley.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no deal had been announced.
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Riley left the Sooners last week to take over in Southern California. Venables was on the Oklahoma staff under Bob Stoops as defensive co-coordinator from 1999 to 2003 and defensive coordinator from 2004 to 2011. At Clemson, he won the Broyles Award in 2016 as best assistant. from the country.
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