Posted January 02, 2012 on AP on Fox
A person familiar with the move says Tennessee defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox and linebackers coach Peter Sirmon have accepted jobs on Washington coach Steve Sarkisian's staff. ESPN, citing anonymous sources, first reported the moves, which come two days after Sarkisian fired defensive coordinator Nick Holt, linebackers coach Mike Cox and safeties coach Jeff Mills. On Thursday, Washington gave up 777 total yards and 67 points against Baylor in the Alamo Bowl. A person familiar with situation told The Associated Press that Wlcox and Sirmon are leaving on condition of anonymity because the moves have not been announced by either school. Wilcox is expected to serve as the Huskies' defensive coordinator. He has spent the past two seasons as Tennessee's defensive coordinator, while Sirmon joined the staff for the 2011 season.
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