SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt is turning to a familiar coach to help lead the Rebel offense and quarterbacks in the coming seasons.Veteran coach David Lee was expected to be introduced as the team’s new offensive coordinator Tuesday, according to information provided through sources. Lee was Nutt’s quarterbacks coach at Arkansas in 2001 and 2002 before leaving for the Dallas Cowboys and then his offensive coordinator in 2007, Nutt’s final season in Fayetteville.
Lee was originally hired to be the offensive coordinator at Ole Miss when Nutt was hired to replace former coach Ed Orgeron, but Lee decided to take a position with the Miami Dolphins where he has coached the quarterbacks the last three seasons under head coach Tony Sparano. Lee would replace Dave Rader on the staff and he is expected to call all the plays for the offense during the games.
Look for more about Lee and his resume in Tuesday’s EAGLE. (January 10, 2011)