Texas A&M hires Kines as assistant head coach, defensive coordinator
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Veteran coach Joe Kines was hired Wednesday as Texas A&M's assistant head coach and defensive coordinator.
Kines, whose career included stints as interim head coach at Alabama and Arkansas and working with linebackers for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, replaces Reggie Herring.
Herring had been hired in January but left to coach the Dallas Cowboys linebackers' less than a month later.
Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman said Kines was "what you call a 'ball coach.' ...
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