Beavers assistant leaves Oregon State for Cowboys

Updated: February 22, 2007, 9:35 AM ET
Associated Press

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Oregon State assistant coach Bruce Read has resigned to take an assistant's job with the Dallas Cowboys.

Read, 44, was Oregon State's special teams coordinator from 1997-98 and again from 2004-06. He has worked with Lou Groza Award winner Alexis Serna and All-American Sammie Stroughter, who was a punt returner on special teams.

Read has also served as a special teams coach with the New York Giants and San Diego Chargers. He will take the same job with the Cowboys.

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