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Report: Nebraska OC Tim Beck Interviewing For Vacant Kansas Head Coach Job

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The Husker Playcaller could be heading back to Lawrence.

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This, quite honestly, is not unexpected.

From this report on their coaching "ticker", Nebraska Cornhuskers Offensive Coordinator Tim Beck for their vacant Head Coaching job, where Charlie Weis was dismissed from earlier this weekend.

Beck, who was last a Head Coach at Mansfield Summit HS in the Dallas/Fort Worth Midcities, was at Kansas for 3 seasons ('05-'07) under Mark Mangino. He was solely the Wide Receivers coach, then coordinated the Passing Game for the next 2 seasons.

In 2007, he helped facilitate a passing attack that led the Jayhawks to a 12-1 record and a victory vs. Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl that season. That year, the last under Bill Callahan for Nebraska, saw the Jayhawks defeat Nebraska 76-39 in Lawrence.

This wouldn't be the first time that Beck coached in the Sunflower State, as he was a Grad Assistant at Kansas State in 1991 and 1992.

If Beck does indeed get the job at Kansas, one would have to assume that Barney Cotton, who will be coaching the bowl game on a interim basis, could call the plays offensively. Another thought would be that GA Joe Ganz would be a playcaller, however Ganz could also travel to Lawrence to join Beck, as well as Wide Receivers coach Rich Fisher.