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AP Source: UNLV offers head coach job to LSU's Dave Aranda

Posted at 9:13 PM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 00:50:16-05

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says UNLV has offered its vacant head coaching job to LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda.

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The person told the Associated Press of the offer on condition of anonymity because negotiations are ongoing and no announcement has been made.

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Aranda would replace Tony Sanchez, who was fired Nov. 25 after going 19-40 in five seasons.

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