Malone named assistant coach at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy has announced that

University of Tulsa assistant coach Van Malone will join the

Cowboys’ coaching staff.

Malone’s specific duties were not released. He served as a

defensive backs coach and recruiting coordinator at Tulsa in 2010

and 2011.

Malone has coached defensive backs at Texas A&M, North Texas

and Western Michigan in addition to coaching special teams at North

Texas and Western Michigan. He also coached receivers at North

Dakota State and was on the staff of the NFL’s Detroit Lions.

He played five seasons in the NFL after being a second-round

draft pick of the Lions in 1994.