A current University of Texas assistant football coach is one of two former Oklahoma State coaches alleged to have paid players there about a decade ago in an investigative series by Sports Illustrated about a history of improprieties in the Cowboys’ program.
Two former OSU players told the magazine that Larry Porter — who’s in his first season as Texas’ running backs coach — gave them cash while he held a similar position with the Cowboys from 2002 to 2004.
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CORRECTION: Due to an editing error, an earlier version of this story said that Larry Porter had been hired away from Oklahoma State in January. Porter was coaching at Arizona State when he was hired by Texas.