Dan Hawkins has been hired as head coach at UC Davis, where he began his career as an assistant coach after playing fullback there, sources have told ESPN.
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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
UC Davis is hiring former Colorado and Boise State coach Dan Hawkins as its head coach, sources tell colleague Brett McMurphy and me. Hawkins, 56, started his coaching career at UC Davis in 1983. He had agreed to be the offensive coordinator at Florida International under new coach Butch Davis before landing the UC Davis job. Hawkins is 72-50 as an FBS head coach.
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UC Davis gets on board first vs. Oregon
UC Davis QB Ben Scott plunges into the end zone for a 9-yard TD on the Aggies' first drive for an early 7-0 lead over No. 24 Oregon.