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Jeff Jacobs: Not The First Time New UConn OC Lashlee Has Folks Scratching Their Heads

Jeff Jacobs: Not The First Time New UConn OC Lashlee Has Folks Scratching Their Heads

Rhett Lashlee, who left Auburn as offensive coordinator for the same position at UConn, has been there before. He has left people wondering, what the heck is Rhett thinking?

It was early in 2007. Gus Malzahn, Lashlee's forever mentor, had just taken the job as Tulsa offensive coordinator under Todd Graham. Lashlee had been a graduate assistant at Arkansas, where he had played for Malzahn. He had a chance to be a GA coaching the Tulsa running backs.

"It was a no-brainer career move," Lashlee said. "I went over there with him for his press conference, worked for a day, driving back the two hours to Northwest Arkansas. Something within me said this just isn't...

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