UTSA hires new head football coach

Jeff Traylor to take over Roadrunners

UTSA Athletic Director Lisa Campos and new UTSA head football coach Jeff Traylor hold up a UTSA jersey with Traylor's name. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – UTSA has hired a new head football coach.

University officials said Monday that Jeff Traylor will be the Roadrunners head coach.

Traylor was also the running backs coach at Arkansas and has worked at SMU and Texas, where he coached tight ends.

Traylor made a name for himself in the Texas high school coaching ranks.

He won three state titles at Gilmer High School and had a 175-26 record in 15 seasons.

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He is known to be a solid recruiter and knows the Texas landscape.

Traylor takes over for Frank Wilson, who was fired on Dec. 1 after four seasons at UTSA.

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