OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Mississippi has added Tyrone Nix to its football staff as a linebackers coach.
The school said Wednesday that Nix is returning for his second stint at the school. He was the Rebels' defensive coordinator from 2008-11 under former coach Houston Nutt.
Nix has also been a defensive coordinator at Southern Mississippi and Middle Tennessee. He spent the past season as the safeties coach at Virginia Tech.