[dropcap]M[/dropcap]ike Yurcich is Oklahoma State’s new offensive coordinator.
Cowboy head coach Mike Gundy made the announcement Thursday morning via Twitter:
— Mike Gundy (@CoachGundy) February 7, 2013
Yurcich He replaces Todd Monken, who is now head coach at Southern Miss.
A Euclid, Ohio native, Yurcich spent the past two seasons as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Shippensburg (Pa.) University. Before that, he coached six seasons at Edinboro (Pa.) University as its quarterbacks coach and the last five years as the offensive coordinator.
Yurcich’s fast-paced offensive, no-huddle offense have put up big numbers, albeit on a small stage. In 2012, Shippensburg broke or tied 20 offensive records, including school records for points (609), yards per game (529.9), first downs (352), total offense yards (6,889), passing yards (5,040), touchdowns (58), yards per play (6.67), passing yards per game (387.7) and plays from scrimmage (1,033).
Yurcich, who played quarterback at California University of Pennsylvania and later at Mount Union College in Ohio, spent two years as an offensive quality control assistant and at Indiana
The Red Raiders finished the season 11-2 and won their first NCAA playoff game since since 1991.