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SMU Hires Ex-UCLA Aide Broussard As RB Coach

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Former NFL veteran and UCLA running backs coach Steve Broussard has been hired for the same position at SMU.

Broussard was a running back for the Atlanta Falcons when SMU coach June Jones was on the staff there in the 1990s. He played nine seasons in the NFL.

“We drafted Steve in the first round when I was with the Falcons,” Jones said. “He was a very, very productive player for us. He understands what we’re doing, what we’re trying to do here. He’s a good coach.”

The former Washington State running back spent the past two seasons with the Bruins after previous stints as an assistant at Arizona State, Portland State and his alma mater.

While at UCLA, Broussard’s recruiting responsibilities included Texas. He was also the recruiting coordinator with the Sun Devils.

Broussard was drafted 20th overall in the 1990 draft by the Falcons and compiled 2,625 rushing yards, 882 receiving yards, and 22 touchdowns in 9 NFL seasons.

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