According to footballscoop.com, Arizona State running backs coach Larry Porter is leaving the desert.
Porter is heading to Austin and reportedly joining Texas as their new running backs coach.
Sources tell us Arizona State running backs coach Larry Porter is moving to Austin, TX footballscoop.com/the-scoop— FootballScoop Staff (@footballscoop) January 2, 2013
Porter has gained a reputation for being a top-notch recruiter and helped transform ASU's running game under new head coach Todd Graham.
He interviewed Monday for the position and reportedly has ties to Houston and Southeast Texas as this was his territory when he was a recruiting coordinator at LSU. Those Texas connections likely helped make him an attractive candidate for the position.