WACO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Baylor has finalized a deal to hire LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new football coach.
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Baylor tweeted out the news Thursday evening.
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Please welcome new Baylor Football head coach
— Baylor Football (@BUFootball) January 16, 2020
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